Olney B Cook and Geo Darling (1899).
In 1892, the company was drawing liquor from warehouses of the J B Wathen & Bro. Co. distillery (RD #363, 5th District of KY) and the R P Pepper distillery (RD #368, 5th Dist.).
Snyder (WB) records several brands used by a C.B. Cook from Cynthiana KY. Is this the same company?
The company used the brand names:
"Export Brand Whiskey", "Knickerbocker Whiskey", "Olco Whiskey", "Vallonia Whiskey", and "Yankee Rye."
Business name timeline:
O B Cook & Co.
54-60 Jefferson Ave (1890-1905), 53-57 Jefferson Ave (1908-1916)
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1890, 1892, 1894, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1905, 1908, 1910, 1916
1890, 1892, 1894, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916
W = wines & liquors, wholesale; W-R =wines & liquors, wholesale and retail, I = Importer, G = wine grower (1892), D = distiller (1902)
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