J. L. Casper, Predisdent, J. J. Jones, Sec. & Treas. Distillers & Rectifiers and agents Pabst B. Co. Casper was residing in the Hotel Randolph (1907).
T.K. Kain., Pres., H. G. Simpson, Sec. & Treas. John L Casper is now shown as President of the Casper-Trenor Co. and is living in Winston-Salem, NC (1908).
J. Bunting, Pres., Warren Wellford, Sec. & Treas. (1909-1910).
T. J. Kain Pres., Warren Welford, Sec. & Treas. (1911-1912)
Read more about this company in the following articles:
Shots Through Virginia, by Jack Sullivan
The Supremes and Whiskey by Mail: Then and Now, by Jack Sullivan
The company used the brand names:
"Everyday Gin", "Julieka", and "Tar Heel Tanglefoot."
Business name timeline:
The Casper Co.
Lynchburg Ave cor Hollins rd.
Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Roanoke directory notes
1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912
1890, 1891, 1892, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1914
D = distillers, W = Wines & Liquors, V = Wines. Information is included that comes from a type-written letter from the reference librarian (Dennis W Pendleton) at Roanoke Public Library. The information is from the city directories, 1907-1914
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