Julius Sämann

Julius Sämann (German pronunciation: ['ju:lɪʊs 'zɛ.man]; French: [ʒyljy(s) sɛman]; 15 April 1911 – May 9, 1999) was a German-Canadian perfumist and chemist who invented many everyday items, including Little Trees pine-tree-shaped air fresheners in Watertown, New York in 1952.[1]

Sämann was born in Uffenheim, Bavaria, Germany[2] to parents Simon Sämann and Lia Weglein.[3]


  1. ^ Profile of Julius Sämann
  2. ^ U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960
  3. ^ Ansbach, Germany, Lutheran Parish Register Extracts, 1526-1940