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                    Historical Sketch of the Confectionery Trade of Chicago
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Historical Sketch of the Confectionery Trade of Chicago
By Henry G. Abbott
Published by the Jobbing Confectioners' Association, Chicago, 1905


BIOGRAPHICAL DATA:
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FANTER, E.
Began in jobbing business 1894
Sergeant at Arms of Jobbing Confectionery Association
Page 111

FARLEY, J. K.
Began J. K. FARLEY MFG. CO. as a wholesale and manufacturing concern at 223 Michigan Street
November 15, 1891
Moved to 161 South Jefferson where they did large wagon trade in 1892
Moved to 102 and 106 Indiana Street 1896
Moved to larger and more commodious quarters at 118 to 130 East Superior Street 1901
Plant at 104 East Indiana absorbed by NATIONAL CANDY COMPANY in 1903
Now known as the J. K. FARLEY FACTORY of the NATIONAL CANDY COMPANY 1905
Page 95, 97, 121

FAYETTE, Albert Sr.
FAYETTE, Mrs. A. (Group Photo of Ladies Auxiliary of Chicago Jobbing Confectioners
Association Page 78)
FAYETTE, Charles and Albert Jr. (Sons)
Born Albany, Wisconsin 1849
Soldier in Civil War
Employed by L. F. HAEHNLEN as city saleman from end of War until January 1, 1869
Went into business for himself 1869
First President of Confectionery Agents' Union
First President of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association and incorporator
First Vice President of National Association
Treasurer of Chicago Association for several years
Died 1899
Succeeded by sons, Charles F. and Albert who are still in business (in 1905) and, "like
their father take an interest in association matters."
Page 26 (Photo), 39, 73, 78 (Mrs. A. Photo), Page 93

FAYETTE, Albert Jr.
219 Oakley Blvd.
Ad: "GIBSON, SYKES and FOWLER, McVICKER'S THEATRE BLDG. "The Five "Live Wires" of the
Jobbing Confectioners of Chicago" Give us your orders for standard and up to date
confections" (each of the five gentlemen are identified by name and address: A. THOMPSON
7041 Union Ave., H. G. GUEST 11919 S. Halsted St., Albert FAYETTE 219 Oakley Blvd., H. H.
KINNE, 248 S. St. Louis Ave., Wm. WEIS, 43 Surrey Ct.)
Page 102 (Ad/Photo of "The Five "Live Wires"")

FAYETTE, Charles E. (son of FAYETTE, Albert Sr.)
(Note: Middle initial is F. on page 39 and E. in Ad on page 159)
Ad: "C. E. FAYETTE 962 W. Madison St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 39, 159 (Ad)

FERGUSON, George W.
Bought out jobbing business of Henry HERSCHENROEDER on Oct. 12, 1887
Still in jobbing business 1905
Member of entertainment committee of the convention (Jobbing Confectioners' Association)
Resides at 3619 South Seeley Avenue 1905
Page 83, 85

FERNALD, Paul
Partnered with RUECKHEIM & BRO. 1898
Retired 1899
Page 51

FERNEKES, J.
FERNEKES, D. J.
J. FERNEKES & SON
Pioneer Manufacturing Confectioners
290 East Water Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Page 72 (Ad)

FERNEOUGH, Frank
Employed by R. J. CAMPBELL as city salesman for business at corner of Lake and Paulina
Streets (before 1875)
Bought out R. J. CAMPBELL upon the latter's death in 1876 and continued until 1894
Went into another line of business
Page 37, 53

FERRY, Charles S.
167 Lake Street 1846
Short-lived in business, lasting less than a year
Page 11

FESSENDEN, H. P.
Began jobbing business in 1894
Sold out in 1896
Page 107

FICK, F. August
Began jobbing business 1894
Was a jobber of candies from November 1889 - March 1, 1903
Sold out to Peter CONTRATHS and retired March 1, 1903
Page 75, 89, 109

FIELD, C. N.
Quit  jobbing  bakery goods, which he'd done for several years, to try jobbing candies
June1 1894
1229 Thirteenth Street
Sold out to J. A. BILHARZ August 1, 1900
Page 109, 117

FIELD, Frank
Came to Chicago from Peoria in 1878
Partnered with B. F. SMITH and Herbert WILLEY in opening bakery and candy factory under
name of FRANK FIELD & CO  at 108 West Washington Street .
Moved to 203 East Van Buren Street, corner of Franklin Street dropping bakery business 1880
Employed Frank Dibble after 1882
Company went into hands of a receiver and sold to SMITH & HALE 1883
Went to St. Louis as foreman for O. H. PECKHAM & CO.
Remained in that position until death about 1895
Page 51, 63, 65

FINLEY, William ("Buffalo Bill")
"one of the noted men among jobbers…has adopted a far western style of dress and manner of
wearing his hair and beard, and on account of his odd ways, has a fair trade"
Began jobbers trade in late 1880's
Page 81

FISH, Robert H.
Started as manufacturer of candies at 275 Randolph Street 1864
Moved to 257 W. Randolph May 1, 1865
Moved to 325 W. Randolph where he carried on both a wholesale and retail trade and
manufactured ice cream for the trade 1867
Employed Lawrence E. LENT from Spring 1865 to May 1, 1868
Purchased building at southeast corner of Aberdeen and Madison streets Fall 1870
Employed M. L. ROBERTS as jobber
New Building at 304 Madison September 1871 - May 1, 1879
Moved to 530 West Madison Street 1879 - 1883
New building at 528 Madison Street 1883
"During his connection with the trade, Mr. Fish was known as a good business man and
manufacturer of fine goods.  He was one of the first manufacturers in the trade to put
wagons on the street and at one time had quite a large and profitable trade."
Retired in 1898
Age 76 in 1905
Page 18 (Photo), 33, 35, 39, 57

FLESHER, E. R.
Ad: "E. R. FLESHER, 6851 Yale Ave., Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 155 (Ad)

FOWLER & RORABACK
Confectionery Manufacturers
Succeeded by FOWLER & STEIN at 102 West Adams in 1903
FOWLER & STEIN succeeded by ARTHUR STEIN & CO. at 102 and 104 West Adams Street 1904
Page 121, 123

FOX, George
Bought out jobbing business of F. BENRIGHTER at 4730 State Street 1902
Ad: " GEO. FOX 4730 State St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 121, 159 (Ad)

FRANK, George
Partners with Albert BUNTE as ALBERT BUNTE & CO. at southeast corner of Fifth Avenue and
Jackson Street 1885
Changed name to BUNTE, FRANK & CO. and moved factory to La Salle and Ontario Streets
Dissolved partnership and changed name to GEORGE FRANK & CO. ("still doing business at the
old stand) 1886 - 1905
"On October 8, 1890, George Frank called a meting of manufacturers and jobbers at 106
Randolph Street and this meeting was well attended.  Another organization here sprang into
existence called the Confectionery Salesman's Association, which was afterwards
incorporated as the Jobbing Confectioners' Association on March 10, 1901."
Ad: Includes photo of medallions called "Purity" and "Excellence", ink drawing of FRANK CO.
Building, magnet "trademark"  and text that reads: GEORGE FRANK & CO. Manufacturing
Confectioners, We manufacture a full line of Staple, and finest line of Penny  Goods in
Chicago.  Ask for Magnet brand -- It means increased trade for you.  Do not fail to put in
a stock of Estrella chocolates, bitter sweets, pure fruit flavors, 129-131 La Salle Ave.,
Chicago, Illinois."
Page 55, 57, 93, 111, 118 (Ad)

FRANKENTHAL, E.
A dealer in cigars and tobacco at 62 Clark Street where he employed Charles BANZHAFF as a
clerk 1852
Page 11

FREDERICKSON, Charles
FREDERICKSON & ENRIGHT
With partner John W. ENRIGHT began manufacturing at 15 North Clark Street late 1870's
Next year FREDERICKSON withdrew from firm
ENRIGHT dropped manufacturing and went into jobbing business and still is in 1905
Page 53

FREIDMAN, L
(See also L. FRIEDMAN as spelled in Ad on page 182)
Began jobbing candies Sept 1, 1891
Still in business 1905
Ad: "L. FRIEDMAN 313 N. Robey St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Resides at: 313 North Robey Street
Page 95, 182 (Ad)

FREITAG, Carl
Cook County constable
Jobber for confectionery business for several years (perhaps late 1800's?)
Eventually devoted his entire time to politics
Page 63

FRIEDMAN, L
(See also L. FREIDMAN as spelled on page 95)
Began jobbing candies Sept 1, 1891
Still in business 1905
Ad: "L. FRIEDMAN 313 N. Robey St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Resides at: 313 North Robey Street
Page 95, 182 (Ad)

FRIEDMAN, S. L.
Having been a manufacturer, began jobbing candies in September 1893
S. L. FRIEDMAN & CO. began manufacturing at 130 Orleans in 1902
Is again jobbing 1905
Resides at 185 North Halsted Street
Page 105, 119

FRITSCH
FRITSCH & WILLIAMS
209 North Wells Street
Page 67

FRYE
FRYE, KLEINBECK AND BAUM
195 Michigan Avenue
One of the new houses "this year" (1890's?)
Page 95

FRYE, George V.
FRYE, J. R.
Began business under the name of FRYE CARAMEL COMPANY at 207 Illinois Street 1890
Sold plant "under execution" to OATMAN BROTHERS Janaury 18, 1897
"There was considerable litigation over the matter and pending a decision the plant was
closed down.  The parties who were interested in the controversy and who were stockholders
were George V. FRYE, E. J. OATMAN, F. G. OATMAN, Frederick BROWNING and  George B. SCRIPPS.
Began FRYE CONFECTIONERY COMPANY at 1818 East Illinois Street where they manufactured
"Eureka" and "Perfection" brands of caramel paste February 1897
J. R. FRYE sold firm and name changed to GEORGE V. FRYE 1898
Firm name changed to J. R. FRYE 1899
Firm name changed back to GEORGE V. FRYE 1900
George now running a business in Iowa 1905
Page 89, 91

GADOW, William
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
First Vice President of newly formed National Jobbing Confectioners' Association August
1895
Page 93

GAESSWITZ, George
Began jobbing business at 833 North Mozart Street in September 1, 1903
Page 123

GALLNICK, A. J.
Started jobbing business 1900
Page 119

GARDEN CITY FIREWORKS
Ad: GARDEN CITY FIREWORKS, Ripper Crackers, Torpedoes, Flags, Balloons, Lanterns, Etc.
Manufactured by: CONSOLIDATED FIREWORKS CO. OF AMERICA, 30 and 32 So. Water St. Chicago,
Chicago Branch Mngr. Sidney F. BEECH, Mgr. Write for catalog and prices"
Page 142 (Ad).

GARDEN CITY POPCORN WORKS
Ad: "Greene & Son, 46 State Street, Chicago, The Oldest Popcorn House in the World, POP
CORN BRICKS and WANT-A-BITE our New Confection, Salted Peanuts in Bulk or Packages, Give us
a Call -- Opp. Masonic Temple"
Page 80 (Ad)

GARRITY, P. L.
Partnered with Edward SCANLAN in "The Great Western Candy Factory" at 172 North Wells
Street with retail outlet at 18 Clark Street 1861
Moved to 47 State Street 1864-1866 (partnership dissolved)
Moved to 39 Randolph Street where he employed M. L. BARRETT as a bookkeeper 1866
Moved to 33 and 35 River Street 1869 (burned out in fire)
Opened store at 100 Van Buren Street 1874-1876
Moved to 200 Clark Street 1876
Partnered again with Edward SCANLAN at 23 Lake Street 1879-1880
Died September 25, 1900
Page 17, 19

GARWOOD, William C.
Wm. C. GARWOOD business was renamed W. C. GARWOOD & CO. 1896
Moved from 154 lake to 24 Wabash Avenue 1896
"Wm. C. GARWOOD was a druggist in Evanston, who carried a side line of candies.  He started
in to make a few candies for his own trade and was so successful that he finally abandoned
the drug business entirely."
Bought out by the GARWOOD CANDY CO. at 135 Chicago Avenue in 1901
Page 111, 119

GAVIN, E. F.
Employed by M. SHIELDS
Partnered with N. S. WOOD, an actor, to begin manufacturing candy at 145 South Clinton
Street under the firm name of E. F. GAVIN & COMPANY May 1, 1892
Business failed  February 22, 1893
Page 95

GEFFERT ROOFING COMPANY
Ad: "GEFFERT ROOFING COMPANY, Not Incorporated, Offices: 1056-1058 W. Harrison Street,
Chicago, Illinois.  Felt, Tar, Composition, and Gravel Roofing.  Estimates promptly
furnished."
Page 186 (Ad)

GEORG, Adolph
(Henry and William, brothers)
Born in Germany 1844 to candy making family
Arrived in Milwaukee 1852 with brothers Henry and William
Arrived in Chicago February 1859
Enlisted in Union Army during Civil War April 1861 - 1864
Employed by SANFORD near the Briggs House 1864
Moved with SANFORD & CO. to new steam powered factory and store "the largest establishment
up to that time which had been erected for candy-making purposes."
Employed by CHESTED at 31 North Clark Street "…thinking he could improve himself much more
advantageously in a smaller place than in a factory running with steam power.  Finally Mr.
Georg thought that trading was better than working at the manufacturing business, so he
bought himself a horse and wagon to sell candy 1866
Purchased bakery business at 207 North Wells Street intending to refit it into a candy shop
but plans were ruined by the Great Fire of October 9, 1871
Opened confectionery store at North Side Turner Hall 1873 - 1895
Sold jobbing business to Geo. G. MERRILL 1873
Besides managing Turner Hall, imported German wines at 164 Randolph Street
Ad: "ADOLPH GEORG, Importer of Rhine & Moselle Wines, WEIN-STUBE "ZUM BINGER-LOCH." 164 E.
Randolph St. Chicago, Illinois"
Page 37, 112 (Photo), 114 (Ad)

GEORG, Henry
(See Adolph GEORG)

GEORG, William
(See Adolph GEORG)

GEORGE
GEORGE & CHARLES
Succeeded to business of the TORMOEHLEN & BROS. moving it to 108 and 110 West Adams Stree
Sold out to The NATIONAL CANDY CO.
Page 43

GERBERICH, A. L.
(See also brothers,  C. F. and F. J. GERBERICH)
Ad: "A. L. GERBERICH, 2081 W. Madison St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 113, 178 (Ad)

GERBERICH, C. F.
(See also brothers  F. J. and A. L. GERBERICH)
Ad: "C. F. GERBERICH, 2081 W. Madison Street, Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 80 (Ad), 113

GERBERICH, F. J.
(Brother of C. F. and A. L. GERBERICH)
Began successful jobbing business April 1896
"With his brothers C. J. (Note: called C. F. GERBERICH on page 80 Ad) and A. L., they have
a large city and country trade."
Ad: "F. J. GERBERICH, 1996 Wilcox Ave. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 113, 159 (Ad)

GERTENRICH, John
Partnered with Ernest A. Morris and Theodore GOTTMANN, all former employees of M. SHIELDS &
CO. in new firm of E. A. MORRIS & CO. at 194 South Clinton Street March 25, 1887
Moved to 85 West Jackson Street 1888
Retired from firm and started new wholesale and manufacturing business at 44 South
Jefferson Street 1893
Moved to 85 West Jackson Street 1895
Moved to 248 Jackson Blvd. 1901
Business failed April 10, 1905
Page 83, 99

GIACHINI, M. S.
229 South Sangamon Street.
Ad:" M. S. GIACHINI, Leader in the Manufacture of Hand Made Chocolate Creams, Maker of the
Original Famous Venetian Chocolate Creams, Specialties, New Location 229 S. Sangamon St.,
Chicago"
Page 49 (Ad)

GICHINI, S.
Began manufacturing at 162 West Harrison 1900
Page 117

GLASSNER, George
Opened Confectionery business at 51 Lake Street 1849
Moved to 56 Lake Street 1854
Retired 1855
Page 11, 13

GLEMBOW, Frank
Bought route from J. G. DREIBUS  (early 1890's?)
Sold out jobbing business to A. PAPPENTHEIN 1894
Ran route until he went into sausage manufacturing 1903
Page 91, 107

GLENZ, Anton
Began jobbing business 1898
Still in business 1905
Mrs. A. GLENZ was member of Ladies' Auxiliary of the Chicago Jobbing Confectioners'
Association when first formed March 1, 1905
Page 115, 125

GOBEL
BUGLER & GOBEL
Began manufacturing at 56 North Jefferson in 1902
Page 119

GOELITZ, Adolphe
GOELITZ, Gustava
GOELITZ, Herman
KELLEY & GOELITZ began manufacturing at 55 South Desplaines in 1904
Ad: (Two pages on yellow heavy paper, with red and black type):
THE GOELITZ CONFECTIONERY CO., Adolph Goelitz, President; Gustava Goelitz, Vice Pres; E. F.
Kelley, Secy & Treas., Herman Goelitz, Gen. Manager; Factories at Chicago and Cincinnati,
"None so Good" (trademark), "Butter Sweets" (trademark), "From ocean to ocean they shine
supreme"  Photo of open lidded box with phot of young girl with hand on chin "Our Little
Butter Miss."  Page 2 of Add includes list of candies and prices for each.
Page 112-113 (2-page Ad), 123

GOETZ, George
Jobber who sold out in 1887
Page 79

GOLDMAN
WINTER & GOLDMAN
124 Dearborn Street
Started business 1878?
Page 51

GOLDSCHMITT, Julius
Began jobbing business 1899
Page 117

GOLDSTEIN, Joseph
Bought out S. Inlander's jobbing business at 5010 Ashland Avenue on October 1, 1897
Ad: "Joseph GOLDSTEIN Jobbing Confectioner 5203 Ashland Avenue" 1905
Page 85, 113. 178 (Ad)

GORDON, Julius
Began selling good on foot to stores and the next year got a horse and wagon
In business until an inmate of hospitals for several months before dying
Business continued by Louis SCHAFER, who bought it out December 1, 1901
Page 65, 119

GORDON, Philip
Ad:"PHILIP GORDON, 319 W. 14th Street, Jobbing Confectioner, Telephone Canal 6102"
Ad: "Ph. GORDON 476 Union Street Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 114 (Ad), 170 (Ad)

GOTTMANN, Theodore
Partnered with Ernest A. Morris and Theodore GOTTMANN, all former employees of M. SHIELDS &
CO. in new firm of E. A. MORRIS & CO. at 194 South Clinton Street March 25, 1887
Moved to 85 West Jackson Street 1888
Changed firm name to MORRIS & GOTTMAN 1894
Moved to 158 West Jackson Street
Morris sold interest to Martin KRETCHMER and firm changed name to GOTTMANN & KRETCHMER at
158 West Jackson Street 1903-1904
Ad: "158 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, is where the celebrated Surinam
Chocolates are manufactured.  They are delicious "bitter sweet" and a big seller.  A full
line of Novelties in new penny goods always on hand.  GOTTMAN & KRETCHMER"
Page 40 (Ad), 83, 123

GOULD, Edward
Son of W. GOULD
Succeeded father in candy and popcorn business at 10 South Paulina Street 1885
Page 41

GOULD, W.
Father of Edward GOULD
Started in homemade candy and popcorn business at 141 South Jefferson Street
Moved to 148 South Water Street 1873
Son Edward succeeded him moving to 10 South Paulina Street
Retired by ill health 1885
Page 41

GOYKE, Julius M.
Having been employed in candy business previously started own business in June 1893
Built up a good trade during the short time he was in business
Page 103

GREEN, Frank
GREEN & PETERSON
Manufactured candies at 206 South Desplaines Street (early 1890's?)
Did not remain in business long.
Is now a jobber 1905
Ad: "Frank GREEN Jobbing Confectioner, 125 Melrose Street"
Page 97, 163 (Ad)

GREENE & SON
GARDEN CITY POPCORN WORKS
46 State Street, Chicago
The Oldest Popcorn House in the World
POP CORN BRICKS and WANT-A-BITE our New Confection
Page 80 (Ad)

GREENFIELD. E.
Ad: "E. GREENFIELD'S SON & Co., New York, Sole Manufacturers of Chocolate Sponge,
Established 1848"
Hired John C. Neemes to be their Chicago Agent February 1897
Page 31, 84 (Ad)

GREIB, F. W.
Began jobbing business 1894
Page 109

GROTH, G. A.
Bought out the jobbing business of William LEINDECKER September 1, 1894
"Has been strictly in the business ever since" 1905
Page 109

GROVE, A. M.
Sold out  candy manufacturing business to John R. MULVEY  in January 1892
Page 97

The GROVE CO.
Salem, Ohio
Ad: "Include in your next order from you jobber a box of Yellow Kid, Jumbo Trix and Hully
Gee Chewing Gum, Manufactured by The Grove Co., Salem Ohio"
Page 106 (Ad)

GUARINIAN, V. G.
Emigrated from Constantinople, Turkey to Chicago May 1, 1892
Partnered with V. MUGGERDITIAN to manufacture Fig paste and other Turkish Candies.
"Started in one small room 20 X 40 Feet at 207 South Canal Street and in March 1896 was
incorporated as the ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING CO."
Moved to 249 South Jefferson Street 1897
Moved to 206 Illinois Street 1899
Moved to 198 and 200 South Center Avenue with plant of 12,000 square feet 1902
Ad: "V. G. GURINIAN, Pres. And Treas.;  A. B. GURINIAN, Secy, THE ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING
CO., Established 1889, CONFECTIONERS, Makers of Specialties (12 listed) Send for samples
and quotations.  198-200 South Center Avenue, Chicago."
Page 99, 167 (Ad)

GUEST, H. E.
Started in business in October 1894
Has been very successful.
Manufacturer as well as a jobber
At one time member of the firm GUEST & SULLIVAN CANDY CO. which began manufacturing at
11951 South Halsted in 1903
Ad: "GIBSON, SYKES and FOWLER, McVICKER'S THEATRE BLDG. "The Five "Live Wires" of the
Jobbing Confectioners of Chicago" Give us your orders for standard and up to date
confections" (each of the five gentlemen are identified by name and address: A. THOMPSON
7041 Union Ave., H. G. GUEST 11919 S. Halsted St., Albert FAYETTE 219 Oakley Blvd., H. H.
KINNE, 248 S. St. Louis Ave., Wm. WEIS, 43 Surrey Ct.)
Page 102 (Ad/Photo of "The Five "Live Wires""), 107, 121

GUNNING, J. K.
Sold out jobbing business to Fred J. PLATTNER 1894
Page 107

GUNTHER, Charles Frederick
Born Wildberg, Wurtemburg, Germany March 6, 1837
Emigrated with parents to Pennsylvania when five years old 1842
Moved from Pennsylvania to Peru, Illinois, 1850
At age of 14 employed as a clerk in a country store and later went to work in a drug store
"…where he gained quite an insight into the art of pharmacy."
Became manager of the post office at Peru, Illinois,
Spent five years  employed by banking house
Moved to Memphis, Tennesee, and employed by local ice dealer in 1860
Upon outbreak of Civil War employed as purchasing agent and purser of the steamer "Rose
Douglas"
    in Confederate Service, captured when blockaded in Arkansas River by Federal gunboats
in Van Buren, Ark.  "…he was exhanged and making his way north he finally reached Peru."
"His life while acting in this capacity was anything but peaceful and his adventures were
many."
Returned to Peoria where he was employed by banking house
Joined C. W. SANFORD, Chicago confectioner, as traveling salesman visiting the principal
cities of the South as well as those in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and
West Virginia." Fall 1863
"He next entered the employ of a wholesale grocery house, but the line was not to his taste
and he entered the employ of a New York confectionery house, which he represented in the
New England, Middle and Western states.  In the meantime, Mr. Gunther had traveled
extensively in Europe and Asia and had a knowledge of how these people prepared confections
and, combined with what he learned of the business while representing manufacturers of
confectionery on the road, made him finally decide to enter business  on his account."
Opened Factory and store at 125 Clark Street Fall 1868 - October 8, 1871 (Fire)
Originated and introduced caramels, "which have been a staple product of all factories ever
since."
After Great Fire destroyed factory and store, leaving him with almost no resources,
reopened factory/store at 78 Madison under McVicker's Theater 1871 - 1886
Erected building at 212 State Street "which is a model both as retail store and factory"
1886
"…(his) name as a manufacturer of candies, is known from one end of the country to the
other."
Page 27, 29, 128 (Photo)


GURINIAN, A. B.
(See also GUARINIAN, V. G. and the ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING CO.)
Emigrated from Constantinople, Turkey to Chicago May 1, 1892
Partnered with V. MUGGERDITIAN to manufacture Fig paste and other Turkish Candies.
"Started in one small room 20 X 40 Feet at 207 South Canal Street and in March 1896 was
incorporated as the ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING CO."
Moved to 249 South Jefferson Street 1897
Moved to 206 Illinois Street 1899
Moved to 198 and 200 South Center Avenue with plant of 12,000 square feet 1902
Ad: "V. G. GURINIAN, Pres. and Treas.;  A. B. GURINIAN, Secy, THE ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING
CO., Established 1889, CONFECTIONERS, Makers of Specialties (12 listed) Send for samples
and quotations.  198-200 South Center Avenue, Chicago."
Page 99, 167 (Ad)

GURINIAN, V. G.
(Note spelled GUARINIAN on page 99)
Emigrated from Constantinople, Turkey to Chicago May 1, 1892
Partnered with V. MUGGERDITIAN to manufacture Fig paste and other Turkish Candies.
"Started in one small room 20 X 40 Feet at 207 South Canal Street and in March 1896 was
incorporated as the ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING CO."
Moved to 249 South Jefferson Street 1897
Moved to 206 Illinois Street 1899
Moved to 198 and 200 South Center Avenue with plant of 12,000 square feet 1902
Ad: "V. G. GURINIAN, Pres. And Treas.;  A. B. GURINIAN, Secy, THE ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING
CO., Established 1889, CONFECTIONERS, Makers of Specialties (12 listed) Send for samples
and quotations.  198-200 South Center Avenue, Chicago."
Page 99, 167 (Ad)

HABICHT BRAUN & CO.
Ad: "New York - Chicago, HABICHT BRAUN & CO, Importers, Manufacturers and Dealers in Raw
Material, Everything to Manufacture Good Candies"
Page 96

HABIG, John
Began jobbing business 1894
Page 109

HAEHNLEN, Louis F.
Wholesale and Retail business at 92 West Randolph Street 1865-70
Employed Albert FAYETTE as city salesman until January 1, 1869
114 West Madison Street, 1870
Manufacturing and Wholesale at 116 West Madison Street 1872
42 South Water Street 1874
Partnered with Wm. CHALMERS in L. F. HAEHNLEN & CO. 1876
Partnered with Wm. R. Stevens and moved to 83 Michigan Ave. 1877
Partnered with Geo. H. BROOKS in BROOKS & HAEHNLEN corner of Michigan Ave. and Lake Street
1879
Moved to 9, 11,13 and 15 River Street 1882
Retired 1885
Began own business at Northeast corner of Madison and Canal Streets 1855
Moved plant to Belvidere, Illinois and then to 317 South Seventh Street, St. Louis, Mo.
Where still in business 1905
Page 17, 21, 39

HAGADORN, Charles
Began jobbing (late 1880's?) and sold out in 1895
Page 89

HAGEMEISTER, William
Bought jobbers route of H. RECHTMEYER Feb. 3, 1886
Sold out to George H. SUNDERLAGE August 1891
Purchased a wagon from A. B. BURNHAM February 1, 1905
Still in jobbing business 1905
Resides: 257 Hirsch Street
Page 81, 83, 87, 95

HAGLEY'S
Ad: "HAGLEY'S Fine Chocolates -- Chocolate Opera Cream Bar, 63 and 65 S. Deplaines Street,
Chicago"
(See also William HAGLEY -- could be same person?)
Page 123, 147 (Ad)

HAGLEY, William
Began manufacturing at 175 South Desplaines in 1904
(See also Ad for "HAGLEY'S" - could be same person?)
Page 123, 147 (Ad)

HAINES, Thomas S.
Began jobbing business 1894
Page 109

HALE
SMITH & HALE
Page 51

HAMILTON, William C.
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
First Treasurer of newly formed National Jobbing Confectioners' Association August 1895
Page 93

HAMMER, Louis
Jobbing business at 112 North Wells Street in February until October 9, 1871 (the Big Fire)
Did not resume business after being burned out
Page 41

HAMMIL, Charles H.
In charge of manufacturing branch of GEORGE MILLER & SON, Philadelphia, that they opened at
corner of Van Buren and Franklin Streets March 1, 1892.
Discontinued Branch January 1, 1894
Page 97

HANSEN, Hans
Sold jobbing business to Louis LINDBERG January 20, 1900
Page 117

HANSEN, Jacob C.
(Note: spelled HANSON on Page 109)
Succeeded Peter KRUGER in the jobbing business June 1 1894
Still in business 1905
Ad: "J. HANSEN 717 Jefferson St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 109, 142 (Ad)

HANSON, Jacob C.
(Note: spelled HANSEN in Ad on page 142)
Succeeded Peter KRUGER in the jobbing business June 1 1894
Still in business 1905
Ad: "J. HANSEN 717 Jefferson St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 109, 142 (Ad)

HARRINGTON, Charles H.
Began wholesale and manufacturing concern at 184 Indiana Street 1892
Changed firm name to HARRINGTON & CO. March 1, 1893
"They had two wagons attending to city trade."
Sold wagons to F. C. PARMAN and L. H. THOMAS and went out of business August 12, 1893
Page 59, 95, 97, 99

HATHAWAY, J. Harvey
Started jobbing, but was a transient selling to John B. BEATTIE (page 105 November 1, page
99 December 1) 1893
Page 99, 105

HATHAWAY, Thomas H. E.
Started in jobbing business on Sept 15, 1891
Still in business 1905
Ad: "T. H. E. HATHAWAY Dealer in high grade Penny Goods and Chocolates 410 N. Clark St"
Resides at: 410 North Clark Street 1905
Page 95. 135 (Ad)

HAWKES, George
Bought out jobbers' route from F. F. BOLGER  May 12, 1887
Sold out to Henry SCHAEFER May 1, 1890
Now dealing in grocers' sundries 1905
Page 75, 85

HAWLEY
Describing the evolution of the candy trade from the mid 1850's to 1905, "In consequence
there was little money spent for candies then in proportion to what there was later on,
when the quality was improved.  This was not brought about by either the manufacturer or
retailer, but by the jobber, who gradually dropped out the sticky compounds and began
pushing such goods as HAWLEY'S Chocolate Drops, which by the way, was the first really good
chocolate drop to be put on the market…Where HAWLEY at first and LOWNEY for a brief time,
later on, had the reputation of making the finest goods on the market, they fast lost their
prestige as far superior goods are to-day placed on the market by any number of
manufacturers.
Page 127

HAWLEY
THORP, HAWLEY & CO.
Ad: "The 400 Marshmallows, The kind that tell -- Made only by THORP, HAWLEY & CO."
Page 186 (Ad)

HAWLEY & HOOPS
New York
"A No. !" Trademark
Page 64 (Ad)

HAYNES, Henry W.
Sold out and went into jobbing business in Kansas City, Kansas 1889
Page 83

HAYWARD
HAYWORD-WINDSOR Co. a wholesale and manufacturing concern established at 161 South Canal
Street on September 1, 1893
Business failed August 24, 1904
Page 95, 99

HEALD, Capt. J.
"In 1812, the war broke out with England and as the Indian tripes had allied themselves
with the English and as Chicago was an exposed position, the authorities at Detroit ordered
the commander of the Fort (note: Fort Chicago built at the mouth of the Chicago River in
1804), Captain J. Heald, to abandon the post and proceed with his troops to Ft. Wayne."
Page 9

HELLMANN, Joseph B.
Came from Baltimore to Chicago in 1883
Left grocery business to go into jobbing confectionery business 1885
Purchased jobbers route from J. Merton CASE October 1885 and still in business 1905
Jobbing Manufacturer
Member of committee appointed by Jobbing Confectioners' Association to explore creation of
national organization 1894
2nd Secretary, Vice-President, President and Chairman Executive Committee Chicago Jobbing
Confectioners' Association
Delegate to the first convention to form the National Association in 1895 and has been
elected as a delegate several times since
Second Vice President of the National Jobbing Confectioners' Association, "…has been
prominently identified with the organization from the start, is an ex-president, has served
on many important committees, has bee delegate to several conventions and is chairman of
the Bade Committee for convention.  He is well known by his sobriquet, "Uncle Joe." 1905
HELLMAN, Mrs. Joseph B., first Secretary,  Ladies Auxiliary of Chicago Jobbing
Confectioners Association when first formed March 1, 1905(Group Photo Page 78, text 125)
Ad: "This is Uncle Joe -- the Candy Man.  JOSEPH B. HELLMAN, Jobbing Confectioner, Fine
Chocolates, Bon Bons, and Penny goods a Specialty.  44 Lexington Street - Chicago, Ill."
Resides at 44 Lexington Street
Page 16 (Photo/Ad), 38 (Photo), 79, 67, 78 (Mrs. HELLMANN Group Photo), 93, 125. 187

HENNIGAN, J. B.
Foreman of  O. PAGE & CO. candy factory in the alley at the rear of McVicker's Theater
Bought out O. PAGE & CO. and moved to 193 Water Street 1858
Partnered with Nick Crickard in HENNIGAN & CRICKARD 1862
Retired 1866
Page 23

HERSCHENROEDER, Henry
Entered the jobbing field in October (late 1880's)
Sold out to George W. FERGUSON on October 12, 1887
Page 83, 85

HESS BROS.
Manufactured candy on West Randolph Street 1857
Bought out factory of C. H. MEYER on West Randolph Street near Canal 1858
Ad: "HESS Brothers Inc., Fine Candies and Chocolates, 502 to 516 West 30th Street, New York,
USA"
Page 23, 89 (Ad)

HETH, J. P.
Began manufacturing candy at 79 Randolph Street 1851
Moved to Clinton near Madison Street 1854
Employed Edward SCANLAN as a clerk 1854
Page 11, 13, 17

HIBBEN, Samuel E. (Mrs.)
Daughter of John C. NEEMES
Page 31

HICKMAN, Francis W.
(SASSAMAN & HICKMAN
Partnered with Charles SASSAMAN in SASSAMAN & HICKMAN at 47 Randolph Street Manufacturing
1854
Carried a line of confectionery tools
63 Randolph Street 1858
Sold interest to Geo. H. Brooks 1859
In business by himself at 178 State Street 1858-1861
Went out of business 1861
Page 13, 23

HILDEBRANDT, Gust
Began jobbing confectionery in 1894
Sold out  to W. D. CARLISLE 1894
Page 107

HILKER, Henry
Began jobbing "at this time" (late 1890's?)
Later in charge of jobbing department of ALBERT BUNTE & CO.
In charge of jobbing department of BUNTE, FRANK & CO.
Went back into jobbing business where still works 1905
Page 75, 77

HINZ, Martin
Began jobbing business 1900
Ad: "Martin HINZ 32 Poe St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 119, 135 (Ad)

HOECKZEMA, O.
Started out with a wagon (as a "jobber") in the Fall of 1869
Per Page 125, started jobbing business in May 1871
Retired on selling out to F.F. KRAUSE 1904
Page 39, 125

HOFFMAN
Partnered with Lawrence E. LENT 799 West Madison Street (dissolved same year) 1879
Page 39

HOFFMAN, Charles Sr.
Began jobbing candies (late 1880's?) and remained at it until May 1905 when he retired from
business
Page 89

HOFFMAN, Charles
197 East Fullerton Avenue
Bought out jobbing business of E. KLEIN April 10, 1905
Ad: "Chas. HOFFMAN 203 E. Fullerton Ave. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 79, 125, 182 (Ad)

HOFFMAN, Frederick
Began jobbing early in 1889
Sold out to J. E. PARMAN Sept. 1, 1895
Went into manufacturing business September 1895
Manufacturing as F. HOFFMAN & CO. at 147 Illinois in 1904
Junior member of WILLIAMS & HOFFMAN, 185 Ontario Street 1905
Ad: "WILLIAMS & HOFFMAN, Manufacturing Confectioners, 85-87 Ontario Street, Phone North
1950 - Chicago, Specialties in Marshmallow and Cream Goods"
Page 89, 109, 114 (Ad), 123

HOLMGREN, Warner
Ad: " Warner HOLMGREN, 1406 Irving Park Blvd Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 182 (Ad)

HOMEYER, Henry
Manufacturer of Popcorn Specialties
147 Illinois Street, Chicago
Page 72 (Ad)

HOSSACK, William
147 Lake Street 1839
Sold out to D. A. BARROWS & CO. prior to 1843
Page 11

HOYT, Frank W.
Ad: "Frank W. HOYT, Attorney at Law, 225 Dearborn Street, Rooms 820-824, Chicago"
Page 155 (Ad)

HUCKINS, A. A.
In cigar and tobacco business
Began jobbing candies 1880's
Financial Secretary of the Confectionery Agents' Union and President when organization
disbanded
Remained in business until he died several years afterward
Page 69

HUCKINS, C. L.
Began business as jobber "this year"  September 1, 1878(?)
Still a jobber in 1905
Ex-President of the Association (Jobbing Confectioners') and represented it to National
Association
Page 67

HUNT
WUEST-BAUMAN-HUNT CO.
Cleveland, Ohio
Ad: "We are the originators and makers of the only GENUINE ITALIAN CREAM on the market.
Flavors: Vanila, Chocolate, Orange, Peach Also the original PRINCESS KISS, A most delicious
piece of molasses candy.  We also make Creameata Nut Nougat and Vanila and Chocolate Walnut
block.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS! Attempts have been and are being made to imitate our goods.
Our goods are still unequaled.  The WUEST-BAUMAN-HUNT CO. Cleveland, Ohio."
Page 139 (Ad)

HUNT, Frank
Made his bow to the candy trade as a jobber in June 1893
Was in business for a few years
Sold jobbing business to B. M. COLE on transfer of card from Robert SPEAR November 1902
Has also been in city department of M. SHIELDS & CO.
Page 103, 121

HUTCHINSON, John
Partnered with Charles SASSAMAN in SASSAMAN & HUTCHINSON 200 Clark Street 1879
Bought out SASSAMAN
Partnered with Albert JAMIESON in HUTCHINSON & JAMIESON 159 West Madison Street 1879
Sold out to Charles MATT 1880
Page 15, 59

HYDE PARK CANDY CO.
Began manufacturing at 630 Forty-third Street in 1901
Page 119

HYNONS
(Note: Also spelled "HYNOUS" on page 99 and in Ad page 146)
BENDA & HYNONS
Bought business of W. M. URBANCK Nov. 1, 1893
(Note: URBANCK also spelled "URBANEK" on page 99)
Do a large business at 1184 South Spaulding Avenue 1905
Ad: "BENDA & HYNOUS 1184 South Spaulding Avenue, We are the SPECIALTY men you are looking
for.  Have you seen our Penny BUTTON & BADGE PRIZE -- The greatest seller on the market.
We also have new candy by the carloads.  Drop us a Postal and be convinced."
Page 53, 99, 146 (Ad)

HYNOUS
(Note: Also spelled "HYNONS" on page 53)
BENDA & HYNONS
Bought business of W. M. URBANCK Nov. 1, 1893
(Note: URBANCK also spelled "URBANEK" on page 99)
Do large business at 1184 South Spaulding Avenue 1905
Ad: "BENDA & HYNOUS 1184 South Spaulding Avenue, We are the SPECIALTY men you are looking
for.  Have you seen our Penny BUTTON & BADGE PRIZE -- The greatest seller on the market.
We also have new candy by the carloads.  Drop us a Postal and be convinced."
Page 53, 99. 146 (Ad)

INLANDER, S.
Began jobbing business on May 1, 1888
Business located at 5010 Ashland Avenue 1897
Continued in candy business until October 1, 1897
Sold out to Joseph GOLDSTEIN  to embark in the paper business 1897
Page 85, 113

JACOBSON, Julius J.
Started jobbing business 1894
Begins manufacturing at 44 Frank Street in 1902
Ad: "J. J. JACOBSON Jobbing Confectioner 607 S. Albany Av."
Page 109, 119, 142 (Ad)

JAMISON, Albert
Partnered with John HUTCHINSON at 159 West Madison Street
Page 59

JANSEN, A.
Bought out jobbing business of Bernhard TORMOEHLEN December 15, 1896
Ad: "A. JANSEN Wholesale Confectioner 1524 Lexington St., Chicago"
Page 113, 182 (Ad)

JEFFERSON, S. R.
Partnered with Edward MORAN, purchased business of Charles SASSAMAN, became S. R. JEFFERSON
& Co. and located at 92 West Randolph Street 1865
Edward MORAN replaced by James REED as partner, new firm name became JEFFERSON & REED and
moved to 159 South Clark Street 1866
Sold out interest to MORGAN 1868
Opened retail business  at 324 West Madison Street 1870
Moved to 150 South Halsted St where he continued for a number of years 1873
Page 15, 35

JENSEN, T. H.
Began manufacturing at 208 Illinois 1900
Predecessor of CAMERON & MARBACH
102-104 W. Adam Street
Page 31 (Ad), 117

JERSA, Steve
(Note: Spelled "JIRSA" on page 125)
1139 Sawyer Avenue
Began in jobbing business buying out Thomas ZAJICEK January 7, 1905
Ad: "Steve JERSA, 1139 S. Sawyer Ave Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 125, 134 (Ad)

JETTER, Albert
Came from Buffalo, New York to Chicago
Vice President of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Appointed as committee member to create Jobbing Confectioners' Association 1894
First Sergeant at Arms of newly formed National Jobbing Confectioners' Association 1895
Page 83, 93

JIENCKE CANDY CO.
Begins manufacturing at 104 South Desplaines in 1902
Page 119

JIRSA, Steven
 Note: Spelled "JERSA" in ad on page 134)
1139 Sawyer Avenue
Began in jobbing business buying out Thomas ZAJICEK January 7, 1905
Ad: "Steve JERSA, 1139 S. Sawyer Ave Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 125, 134 (Ad)

JONANOVICH
ROESCHMANN & JONANOVICH
Began manufacturing at 171 South Desplaines 1901
Page 119

JOOST, Henry
Retail and wagon trade at 108 West Lake Street 1861 - 1884
Bought out "jobber" business of Henry DEYOUNG 1878
Retired 1884
Page 25, 39

JORDAN, August
Began business on November 18th (perhaps 1880's?)
Served as representative of the Chicago Association to the National Association (of Jobbing
Confectioners)
Member of the Finance Committee of the national convention (National Jobbing Confectioner's
Association)
Ad: "Aug. JORDAN Jobbing Confectioner 1299 Southport Avenue (includes photo of horse and
wagon)"
Resides at 1299 Southport Avenue 1905
Page 67, 150 (Ad)

JOSSELYN, E. H.
Ad: "ONE MOMENT PLEASE!  If you do not want to handle pure, good eating penny goods, for
goodness sake, don't buy JOSSELYN'S cocoanut waffles and macaroons…NUF SAID!  E. H.
JOSSELYN -- Baltimore, Maryland"
Page 163 (Ad)

JUNG, Wm. H.
Ad: "WM. H. JUNG Restaurateur 106 E. Randolph St., Chicago, Party and Wedding Dinners
arranged in Modern Style"
Page 186 (Ad)




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