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MYERS & CO.
Covington, KY.
1897-1918
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Malcolm Fulton was the first distiller of Fulton Whiskey. He was an immigrant from Ireland but of Scots descent. He had learned the art of distillation from his family and through working in Hungarian and German distilleries after the Napoleonic wars. In the US, he found employment in Hygenic Springs and helped set up a distillery making "Fulton Whiskey". The distillery was passed down to a great-grand-daughter, in whose hands the distillery and business fell into neglect. In 1887, Henry R Myers (the son and grandson of a distiller) acquired the company and rebuilt Registered Distillery No. 22, 6th District. They patented a demijohn for bulk sales, replacing the older jug (from Company Literature. 1901)

The company had a New York office.

Read more about this company in the following article:
Picturing those pre-Pro Whiskey Men, by Jack Sullivan

The company used the brand names:
"Fulton", "Fulton Gin", "London Derry", and "London Derry Gin."

Business name timeline:
Myers & Co.

Address timeline:
332 Scott (1897), 67 Pike (1898), SW cor 3 rd & Scott (1902-1918)


SW cor 3 rd & Scott ca. 1905

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
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Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Covington directory notes



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Appearance in directories:
1897, 1898, 1902, 1906, 1916, 1918

Directories consulted:
1867, 1874, 1878, 1880, 1882, 1886, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1895, 1897, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1918

Covington directory notes:
V= Wine & Liquor (Wholesale), V-R = Wine & Liquor (Retail), W = Whiskey (Wholesale), L = Liquors (Wholesale) D = Distiller, DA = distiller's agent

Copies of listings for distillers limited to 1867, 1874, 1878, 1880, 1882, 1886, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1895, 1897, 1898.

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