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ARTHUR LEHMANN & CO.
Peoria, IL.
1902-1919
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"Successors to M Henebery, Est. 1851." (noted in the 1907-1908 directories).

Lehmann & Co. also operated as the Richland Distilling Co, with their letterheads featuring the "Richland Distillery" in Carrollton, KY. (RD #5, 6th District), and as Arrow Distilleries. There was a branch office of Lehmann & Co. in in Detroit, MI.

In 1919, Lehmann & Co. sold out to Hiram Walker & Co. of Detroit, MI. and Ontario, Canada.

Information kindly provided by Bob Glaser, great-grandson of Arthur Lehmann.

The company used the brand names:
"Jersey Whiskey", "May Bloom", "Richland", and "Spring Valley."

Business name timeline:
Arthur Lehmann & Co.

Address timeline:
110 S Washington (1902-1907), 111-115 S Water (1908-1918), 1201 Lehman Bldg. (1919)

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



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1917

Appearance in directories:
1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919

Directories consulted:
1844, 1856, 1857, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1868, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1875, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919

Peoria directory notes:
D = Distilleries, L = Liquor Merchants (1856), W = Liquors, Wholesale, S = Saloons (1881). In the early years (ca 1863-1867) , addresses were often omitted (indicated by "nd"). There was a street renumbering, perhaps city-wide but evident in Washington addresses, in 1872/1873, with both old and new numbers indicated in the 1873 directories. The 1881 directory shows that Water St. has been renumbered. Directires are missing Liquor wholesalers for 1901, no distillers for 1904 or 1905. Several years are missing copies. There are no liquor-related entries for 1920. My directory copies include partial listings for Saloons for 1881-1886: they were not included here.

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