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JOS FLEMING & SON CO.
Pittsburgh, PA.
1858-1920
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Fleming was a druggist that sold whiskey. He was originally located at 84 Market St. then later, with street renumbering, became 412 Market St. He eventually brought his sons into the business.

The company used the brand names:
"Fleming's Export Pure Rye", and "Old Export."

Business name timeline:
Joseph Fleming (1858-1888), Jos Fleming & Son (1889-1897, 1899-1906), Jos Fleming & Sons (1898), Jos Fleming & Son Inc (1907), Jos Fleming & Sons Co. (1908-1909), Jos Fleming & Son Co. (1910-1920)

Address timeline:
84 Market Street (1858-1884), 412 Market (1885-1920)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Pittsburgh directory notes



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Appearance in directories:
1858, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

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

Major street name renumbering in 1884 and again 1896, again in 1899 (Ohio Ave). Washington became Warrington in 1910. Just liquor dealer pages until 1899, except in 1874, 1878, 1880. 1875, 1887 are missing. 1877 and 1878 pages are identical, so one is missing. 1886, 1891, is partial listing. 1901 - started showing phone exchanges and numbers for all. 1907. No Distillers, Liquors begins with "Bigley". 1909, 1912, no distillers.

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