The John R. Oishei Foundation
726 Exchange Street, Ste. 510
Buffalo, NY United States 14210
Telephone: (716) 856-9490
Type of Grantmaker
Incorporated in 1941 in NY - Founded by the late John R. Oishei, founder of Trico Products Corporation, a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of integrated wiper systems and electronics. After the car Oishei was driving on a rainy night hit a cyclist, though not seriously, he vowed to improve driver visibility during inclement weather to prevent such accidents. His company introduced the first windshield wiper, the Rain Rubber, to the automobiles of the early 20th century.