Chippewa Boots

Chippewa Boots, originally known as Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company, is an American manufacturer of footwear, principally men's work and recreational boots. It also manufactures a limited line of heavy and casual shoes, and some women's footwear. It was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, in 1901.[1] In 1984 it was acquired by Justin Brands, which was in turn acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in August 2000.[2] Other companies under Justin Brands include Justin Boots, Justin Original Workboots, Nocona Boots, and Tony Lama Boots.

Chippewa Boots
IndustryFootwear and rainwear
Founded1901; 121 years ago (1901) in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
ParentJustin Brands
The Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company, now in the National Register of Historic Places.


  1. ^ Heritage: A Retrospect of the Chippewa Story - Chippewa Boots U.S.A. Archived 2013-12-14 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on Dec 10, 2013.
  2. ^ Justin Boots Heritage Archived 2013-12-13 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on Dec 10, 2013.

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