Pleasant Rowland

  • Pleasant Rowland was born

    Pleasant Rowland was born
    she was born in Bannockburn Chicago
  • Pleasant Rowland created american girl

    Pleasant Rowland created american girl
  • American Girl Store in Chicago Opens

    American Girl Store in Chicago Opens
    This is the first American Girl Store on the Magnificent Mile and is a big hit.
  • Sold Pleasant Company to Mattel

    Sold Pleasant Company to Mattel
    Pleasant Company becomes American Girl and was sold to Mattel for $700 Million.
  • Retired

    Living in Wsconsin and helping raise money for the Madison Childrens Museum