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The company was named for Gustavus D. Dows, credited with being the first to bottle ginger ale in America and to create the first ornamental sode fountain that combined the sode, syrup, and ice shaving into a single apparatus of wood, marble, and decorative metals.

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The company used the brand name: "Jamaica Ginger Cordial."

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