U.S patent #4,793,075 Granted to Mark Thatcher for a "Sport sandal for active wear" on December 27, 1988.
Mark Thatcher invented Teva ® Sandals - Invention Dimension. Teva is the Hebrew word for nature. It is pronounced "teh'-vah".
Anasazi's Amazing Feet
A modern sandal company is haunted by the soles of an ancient people, the ancient background to Teva Sandals.
Several models of sport sandals covered including the Teva Sandals.