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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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KADERLI, Franz
Began jobbing (late 1880's?) and is still at it in 1905
Ad: "FRANZ KADERLI Wholesale Confectioner 273 Center Street"
Resides at 273 Center Street
Page 87, 135 (Ad)

KADERLI, Fred
Began business about the same time (as Franz KADERLI -- in late 1880's?)
Page 87

KASPAR, Anton
Began jobbing candies on Sept 9 1889
Branched out as a manufacturer of specialities 1900
Located at 1067 South Homan Avenue 1905
Mrs. A. KASPAR was member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Chicago Jobbing Confectioners'
Association when first formed March 1, 1905
Ad: "ANTON KASPAR, 1067 S. Homan Ave. Manufacturer of ATLAS WAFERS and Dealer in all kinds
of Candies"
Page 89, 125, 186 (Ad)

KEHOE
BOLES & KEHOE
Began manufacturing at 71 State Street and still in business 1905
Main business to supply their retail trade
Page 69

KELLEY, E. F.
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

KERR (& REYNOLDS)
70 North Clark Street
Page 13

KESSLER, L. H.
Bought out horse and wagon business of M. L. ROBERTS 1884
Sold out in 1895
Page 57, 79

KING, W. R.
Added candies to his toy business and was a jobber until moving to New York City in 1885
Page 77

KINNE, Harry H.
248 South St. Louis Avenue
Became a jobber in June 1896
"…at once became a debator among the debators in the Jobbing Confectioners' Association,
has been Vice President and a delegate to the national body." 1905
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""), 113

KINSON, Henry
(Employed by DINET 1849-50)
Page 11

KIRCHMAN, Max
PETERMICHEL & KIRCHMAN began jobbing candies (late 1880-early 1890?)
"In a few months, Max KIRCHMAN bought out his partner and started manufacturing at 774 West
12th Street, corner of Paulina" 1892
Sold jobbers route to V. MACHEK March 1893
Sold jobbing route to J. RUPPERT 1894
Built factory further west on 12th Street where he remained until 1894
Surrendered  business to creditors
Restarted business at 181 West Randolph Street in 1896
Gradually changed business into grocers' sundries
Page 75, 95, 99, 109

KLAUS, Charles H.
3949 Fifth Avenue
Bought out jobbing business from Martin SCHROEDER February 2, 1905
Page 105, 125

KLEIN, E.
567 West Huron Street
Began jobbing in July (late 1880's?) per page 79
Began jobbing in May 1885 per page 125
Remained in business until April 10, 1905
Sold out to Charles HOFFMAN
Page 79, 125

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

KLEINTGES, P.
(Employed by DINET 1849-50)
Page 11

KLICKA, Frank
(Note: Spelled KLIKA on pages 125 and in Ad on page 159)
Started at the same time (1893) and has remained in business 1905
Mrs. F. Klika, member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association
when first formed March 1, 1905
Ad: "FRANK KLIKA 872 Harding Av. Jobbing Confectioners"
Page 103, 125, 159 (Ad)

KLIKA, Frank
(Note: Spelled KLICKA on page 103)
Started at the same time (1893) and has remained in business 1905
Mrs. F. Klika, member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association
when first formed March 1, 1905
Ad: "FRANK KLIKA 872 Harding Av. Jobbing Confectioners"
Page 103, 125, 159 (Ad)

KNAPP, Richard J.
Added a line of candies to his bakery business then abandoned bakery line
City salesman for BROOKS & HAEHNLEN
Went into business for himself until Spring 1899
In retail business at Robey Street and Grand Avenue 1905
Page 63

KNICKERBOCKER CHOCOLATE CO., INC.
99 Randolph St., Chicago
Ad: "KNICKERBOCKER CHOCOLATE, CO., INC.  (logo: circle inside of which is drawing of Peter
Stuyvesant, his name, the word "trademark" and around the perimeter, the words
"KNICKERBOCKER CHOCOLATE CO. - NEW YORK"). Manufacturers of 16 to 1 Chocolate 1 cent bars.
Chicago Office, 99 Randolph St. Insist on getting the best -- There is no other piece just
as good.  If your supply wagon man doesn't carry it drop a postal to the above address and
we will have you supplied by an up to date wagon man who carries this article in stock."
Page 182 (Ad)

KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Ad: "VAN BUREN Lodge No. 531. Knights of Pythias, Castle Hall -- N. W. Corner Madison St.,
and California Ave., Chicago. Regular Conventions every Wednesday evening at eight o'clock;
Rank Work first three conventions of each month.  Visitors cordially invited.  W. L.
CALLAWAY, Chancellor Commander.  W. L. CHRYSTAL, K. of R. & S."
Page 114

KNOCKENMUSS, George
Began jobbing business 1897
Went out of business 1899
Page 115

KNOER, George
(Confusing entries on page 125 listing George KNOER as starting jobbing in 1904 at Moffat
St address and George KNORR starting in 1905 (no address) while ad on page 170 lists George
KNORR at Moffat Street Address -- These may be same person)
69 Moffat Street
Started out jobbing business buying out  F. F. KRAUS January 1905
Ad: "Geo. KNORR 69 Moffat St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 125, 170 (Ad)

KNORR, George
(Confusing entries on page 125 listing George KNOER as starting jobbing in 1904 at Moffat
St address and George KNORR starting in 1905 (no address) while ad on page 170 lists George
KNORR at Moffat Street Address -- These may be same person)
Started in jobbing business 1904
Ad: "Geo. KNORR 69 Moffat St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 125, 170 (Ad)

KOEBELIN, John L.
Bought out jobbing business of Michael ZUBER at 1242 North Halsted February 1899
Ad: "John L. Koebelin, 1242 N. Halsted St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 107, 117, 134 (Ad)

KOENITZER, Gustav
Began as jobber in May (1870's?)
"(he) saw many of the ups and downs of the business during the time he was on a wagon."
Sold out to William H. YOUNG January 5, 1903
Page 59, 121

KOESSLER, August
Began jobbing January 5, 1879
"well known for his comical stories…and was always with the jobbers who aimed at better
conditions."
Represented the Jobbing Confectioners' Association to the national body and was member of
the amusement committee and instrumental in getting up many charming entertainments
Sold his business to F. A. SEBASTIAN on March 20, 1905
Now in the bakery business 1905
Page 67, 125

KOHNSTAMM, H.
KOHNSTAMM & CO.
Ad: "ATLAS Non-Poisonous Colors, H. KOHNSTAMM & CO., New York, Chicago, Brilliant Rose,
Warranted free from poison"
Page 150 (Ad)

KOHS, Charles W.
Started jobbing business June 1896
Sold out to Charles H. LINDEMANN January 28, 1897
Member of the Executive Committee of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association 1905
Page 113

KOPP, Jacob
Brother of Michael KOPP
Went to Omaha with Anton C. DREIBUS and brother, Michael KOPP, and formed firm of KOPP,
DRIEBUS & CO. 1884
Page 69

KOPP, Michael
Brother of  Jacob KOPP
Worked for John KRANZ as wagon driver and city salesman
Drove wagon for BUNTE BROS. & SPOEHR at 416 State Street 1876
City salesman for SPOEHR & SCHWARTZ
City salesman for C. A. SPOEHR
Went into business for himself 1880
Organizer of first Jobbers' Association in the United States
Organizer, First Marshal and eventually President of Confectionery Agents' Union at 54 West
Lake Street in November 1880
Went to Omaha with Anton C. DREIBUS and brother, Jacob KOPP, and formed firm of KOPP,
DRIEBUS & CO. 1884
Withdrew from that firm and went to Salt Lake City, Utah, in September 1888
Began selling out to the WESTERN CANDY CO. on Nov. 1, 1900
Largely interested in mining properties 1905
Page 55, 57. 69, 73

KRANZ, John
Born in Germany 1841
Emigrated at comparatively young age first to Philadelphia "…where he learned the trade of
candy making in a first class establishment."
Moved to Chicago 1869
Began manufacturing candy at 285 South Halsted Street 1870
Moved to 115 Blue Island Avenue and started out two wagons 1871
Employed Charles A. SPOEHR 1871-1876
Employed Albert and Gustav BUNTE
Employed Ferdinand BUNTE as foreman pre-1885
Employed Albert BUNTE as foreman 1888-1905
Employed Michael KOPP and Adam SCHOTT as wagon drivers pre-1876
Moved to 78 and 80 South State Street 1873
Purchased business of and employed Frank PILGRIM at 256 Milwaukee Ave. May 1, 1875
Purchased property at 74 and 76 Randolph Street for factory 1877 (still in use in 1905)
"John Kranz has been one of the most successful manufacturers of confectionery that Chicago
has ever had  and this success is largely attributable to the fact that his goods have
universally been of a high grade.  During the early seventies large quantities of cheap
candy were placed upon the market and prices were cut right and left.  The aim of the
manufacturer seemed to be to give as much as he possibly could for the money.  This state
of affairs soon led (to) disastrous results and a number of makers of cheap goods had to
retire from the business.  John Kranz had his own ideas about these cheap goods and refused
absolutely to enter into competition with them.  On the other hand, he kept improving his
product and asking a higher price for it.  The result was that the wagon man and the
retailer were both able to sell his goods at a fair profit and he built up a sound and
ever-increasing business."
 Page 35, 41, 43, 51

KRAUS, F. F.
(Note: Spelled as KRAUSE on page 39)
Bought out "jobber" business of O. HOECKZEMA in 1904
Sold out business to George KNOER January 1905
Page 39, 125

KRAUSE, F. F.
(Note: Spelled as KRAUS in two places on page 125)
Bought out "jobber" business of O. HOECKZEMA in 1904
Sold out business to George KNOER January 1905
Page 39, 125

KRAUSE, O. H.
Bought out F. A.. MERRILL'S jobber business (late 1880's?)
Page 81

KRAWITZ, L.
Started in July 1893, remaining in business for about five years 1898
Page 103

KRETCHMER, Martin C.
Purchased business from Matt OWENS
KRETCHMER bought out interest of Ernest A. MORRIS and partnered with Theodore GOTTMANN in
firm of GOTTMAN & 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"
Member of Committee appointed to form national jobbers association 1894
Incorporator and first Recording Secretary of newly formed Jobbing Confectioners'
Association March 10, 1901
Page 40 (Ad), 51, 93, 123

KREUGER, A. F. Paul
Began jobbing business 1894
Page 109

KROELL, J. F.
67 Forty-first Avenue
Started in jobbing business having bought out business of G. J. PLACK at 1990 Wilcox Avenue
April 1905
Ad: "J. F. KROELL 67 41st Avenue Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 125 , 178 (Ad)

KRUGER, Peter
Sold jobbing business to Jacob C. HANSON June 1, 1894
Page 109

KUHL, Bernard "Cool Benny"
Began jobbing  August 12, 1889
Past Vice President of  Jobbing Confectioners' Association, representative to the national
body and prominent on committees
Still active in business 1905
Ad: "BEN KUHL, 1974 Elston Av. Wholesale Confectioner"
Resides at: 1974 Elston Avenue 1905
Page 89, 134 (Ad)

KUYVENHOVEN, John
Started as a "jobber" Feb 1 (no year, but likely 1870's)
Located at 517 Blue Island Avenue 1905
Ad "John KUYVENHOVEN, 517 Blue Island Ave. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 57, 159 (Ad)

LAEMMER, August
Began jobbing "this year" (perhaps 1880's)
Continued until retirement on account of health 1896
Died 1904
Page 75

LAMA, B
Bought out jobbing business of Ernest SCHOENHOFF 1894
Page 109

LANCASTER
LANCASTER CARAMEL CO.
Began as wholesale and manufacturing company at 119 West Harrison in 1893
Page 99

LANDGRAF, William
Bought out jobbing business of William SCHOTTMILLER in June 1893
Has since been identified with jobbing interests 1905
Member of Finance Committee of Jobbing Confectioners' Association and a representative to
the national body; "Is one of the men who have steadily worked to crowd all short count and
unfair goods out of the market."
Resides at 514 Francisco Street 1905
Ad: "Wm LANDGRAF, 514 N. Francisco St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 83, 103, 155 (Ad)

LANDIS, H.
Bought out H. YOUNKER'S wagon jobber business May 1876
Went out of business Fall 1883
Page 51

LANGAN, John B.
Partnered with Michael Shields as M. SHIELDS & CO. at 43 and 45 State Street 1884
Moved to 51 - 55 South Jefferson Street "one of the lightest, if not the lightest, plants
used for a candy factory in Chicago, and installed entirely new machinery.  The firm dos a
large trade with the jobbers of Chicago."
Page 65

LARSEN, L.
Sold out jobbing business to Charles STRUCK August 1898
Page 115

LAWLER, William
Began a jobbing business in 1901
On the Entertainment Committee of the National Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Convention
Ad: "Wm. LAWLER 1488 Washtenaw Av. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 119, 134 (Ad)

LAUER
LAUER & SUTER CO.
Ad: "We are manufacturers of good eating and good selling Penny Novelties See our samples
before buying.  The LAUTER & SUTER CO. 1420 to 1431 Philpot Street, Baltimore, Maryland"
Page 147 (Ad)

LAUTENSLAGER, B. A.
Ad: "LAXATIVA CHEWING GUM is a ready seller where once introduced; for who once tries it
will always buy it, for nine out of ten troubled with constipation are in the habit of
using such as pill tablets, etc., which can be done away with and still do the work y
chewing LAXATIVA Chewing gum, which is sold by all wide awake storekeepers, as it is
increasing their trade and adding more profit to their business.  For sale by all up to
date candy men.  Ask for it.  Manufactured only by B.A. LAUTENSLAGER CO., 161 So. Canal
Street, Chicago, Illinois."
Page 170 (Ad)

LEIMERT, Wm.
Came to Chicago from Philadelphia May 1857
Hired as candy factory foreman by  Sassaman & Hickman 1857
"After LEIMERT was hired as foreman the firm began to turn out new goods.  Leimert brought
with him from Philadelphia many new ideas and was the first in Chicago to make cococanut
(sic) cakes, cream goods and bon-bons.  Nothing but hard goods were mad ein Chicago prior
to this time and the majority of manufactures was stick candy."
Partnered with Mark S. VANDUZEN and John C. NEEMES & Co. 1878 -1892
Foreman of "Berry's" new factory 1905
Page 13, 31

LEINDECKER, William
Sold jobbing business to G. A. GROTH September 1, 1894
Page 109

LENT, Lawrence E.
LENT, Mrs. Lawrence E. Ladies Auxiliary of Chicago Jobbing Confectioners Association (Group
Photo Page 78, text 125)
Born at Belle Isle, New York on January 11, 1845
Employed by Robert H. FISH from spring of 1865 to May 1, 1868
Employed by R. J. CAMPBELL as city salesman at business located at southwest corner of Lake
and Paulina Streets until May 1, 1872 - May, 1872
Built wagon and went into business for himself May 1, 1872
Partnered with Mr. HOFFMAN in firm of HOFFMAN & LENT at 799 West Madison Street (dissolved
same year) 1879
Went into business for himself again as jobber of candies 1879
Treasurer of the Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association, "…is the oldest in the jobbing
business in Chicago…os always a consistent and able worker in the business." 1905
Chairman of the Committee on Arrangements
Member of Finance Committee of the convention
Still in business and resides at 811 Warren Avenue (in 1905)
Page 37, 39, 50 (Photo), 72 (Ad). 78 (Mrs. Lent Group Photo), 95, 125, 187

LENZ, S. R.
Sold out jobbing business to Julius SENDLINGER at 138 Sigel Street June 1902
Page 121

LEUDTKE, Henry G.
Bought out wagon jobber business of Austin WALSH Spring 1873
Trustee of the newly formed Confectioners' Agents' Union 1880
Ran business until death  May 1891
Son succeeded him and continued business until May 15, 1893
Son sold out to Henry MEISTERLING May 15, 1893
Page 51, 73

LEUSCH, August
Started jobbing business August 1 (no year, perhaps 1880's)
Officer of both the Confectionery Agents' Union and the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Sergeant at Arms of newly formed Jobbing Confectioners Association  March 10, 1901
Sold out to Charles BRANDENBURG on August 1, 1892
Page 63, 93, 99

LEVERENTZ, Henry W.
General Teaming
Office: 248 South Desplaines Street
Residence: 111 Bissell Street between Clay and Willow, Chicago
Page 72 (Ad)

LEWIS, E. J.
Began as manufacturer at 290 State Street 1870
After "the fire" (October 9, 1871) moved to 686 State Street
Moved to Robey and West Lake Street 1874
Retired 1882
Page 41

LINDBERG, Louis
Bought out jobbing business of Hans HANSEN January 20, 1900
406 West Chicago Avenue
Ad: "Louis LINDBERG, Wholesale Confectioner, 353 N. Lincoln Street"
Page 117, 155 (Ad)

LINDEMANN, Charles H.
Bought out jobbing business of Charles W. KOHS January 28, 1897
Member of the Executive Committee of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association and on the
Banquet Committee of the Convention
Ad: "Chas. H. LINDEMANN Jobbing Confectioner 3063 Broad St."
3063 Broad Street 1905
Page 113, 115, 135 (Ad)

LINDEMAN, Fred
Bought a horse, wagon and route from Adam SCHOTT Spring 1878
Notable figure in the business retired in 1894
Page 65

LINK, R.
Began as manufacturer at 191 East Washington Street
Burned out and quit business
Page 41

LOBENTHAL, A..
(Note spelled "L. LOBETHAL" on page 79)
Began jobbing in July (perhaps late 1880's?)
Continued 'til having been killed by a "runaway" (horse?) on August 3, 1892
Frank ROTH assumed business
Page 79, 97

LOBETHAL, L.
(Note: spelled "A. LOBENTHAL" on page 97)
Began jobbing in July (perhaps late 1880's?)
Continued 'til having been killed by a "runaway" (horse?) on August 3, 1892
Frank ROTH assumed business
Page 79, 97

LOERCKE, O. W.
Sold out jobbing business to William REIDENBACH 1894
Bought out jobbing business of Eli A. BAUMEISTER 1899
Page 85, 107

LOWNEY
LOWNEY CO.
279 Madison
Began as wholesale and manufacturing concern 1892
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 95, 127

LUCETT, J. J.
Began jobbing candies in March 1897
Resides at: 171 North Humboldt Street 1905
Ad: "J. J. LUCETT, 171 N. Humboldt St., Wholesale Confectioner)
Page 113, 155 (Ad)

LYON & CO.
Began manufacturing at 34 Washington 1900
Plant at 51 South Union Street absorbed by the NATIONAL CANDY COMPANY IN 1903
Page 117, 121

MACHEK, V.
Bought out a jobbers route from Max KIRCHMAN March 1893
"…has large trade in his section of the city."
Resides at 1200 South Sawyer Avenue
Page 99

MACINTOSH, George H.
Formerly a jobber at Kansas City, Missouri
Moved to Chicago November
Member of several important committees of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Retired from business August 1, 1893
Sold out to Joseph A. WEIDERKEHR
Page 67

MACKENZIE, Robert F.
THE ROBERT F. MACKENZIE CO.
Cleveland, Ohio
"Wee MACGREGOR Cough Drops," "Old Hickory Nut Nougat," Sunbeam Kisses," Blue Bell Brand
Italian Cream
Ad Insert between pages 22 and 23

MAGINN, Charles
CHARLES MAGINN & CO.
12 North State Street
Began manufacturing in late 1880's
Page 81

MARBACH
CAMERON & MARBACH
Partner of J. W. CAMERON
102-104 West Adams Street
In partnership with CAMERON bought out T. H. JENSON at 171 and 173 South Desplaines
creating  CAMERON & MARBACH  May 1, 1904
Tore down building and relocated to 102 and 104 West Adams Street (formerly owned by Arthur
STEIN) where they have floor space of about 10,000 square feet May 1, 1905
Ad: "CAMERON & MARBACH, Successors to T. H. JENSEN, Manufacturing Confectioners, 102-104 W.
Adams Street, Chicago, Italian Cream and Cocoanut Specialties, Fine Sherbert Penny Goods,
Manufacturers of the well known "MILLS BRAND" Salted Peanuts"
Page 32 (Ad), 91,123

MARUGG, Richard
MARUGG, Mrs. Richard, first Chairman Amusement Committee of the Ladies Auxiliary of Chicago
Jobbing Confectioners Association when formed March 1, 1905 (Group Photo Page 78, text 125)
Bought a route from Albert CURETON January 1, 1896
Today a partner of A. E. ABBS & CO 1905
Member of the Finance Committee of the National Convention
Ad: "A. E. ABBS & CO. 30 Park Avenue "Jobbers of all kinds of Fine Confectionery" (includes
photo of Richard MARUGG and A. E. ABBS) Your wants and orders will be promptly attended
to."
Page 36 (Photo/Ad), 78 (Mrs. MARUGG Group Photo), 113, 125

MATHER, C.S.
C.S. MATHER & SON began manufacturing specialties August 1 1894
In business still as WESTERN CONFECTIONERY CO., Jackson and Clinton Streets, 1904
Specialty is popcorn goods
Page 52 (Ad), 109

MATHES
MATHES & MCINTYRE
Wholesale business at 108 Dearborn Street 1869
Succeeded by E. G. MCINTYRE in 1870
Burned out 1871
Page 41

MATT, Charles
Bought out HUTCHINSON & JAMIESON 159 Madison Street and afterwards failed1880
Bought out the jobbing business of A. CONKLIN 1884
Sold business back to A. CONKLIN 1885
Page 15, 69

MCDONALD BROS.
206 State Street
Partnered with C. P. STILLMAN as MCDONALD BROS. & STILLMAN
"Manufactured several specialties and built up a fair trade"
Transferred business to Pittsburg in Fall 1876
Page 53, 57

MCGREEVEY, H.
Son of P.H. MCGREEVEY
Continued father's "jobber" business from 1872 - 1905
Page 39

MCGREEVEY, P. H. (MCGREEVEY, H., Son)
Started by running a wagon (as a "jobber')  in the fall of 1869 - 1872
Retired 1872
Succeeded by son, H. MCGREEVEY who still continues in business (1905)
Page 39

MCINTYRE
MATHES & MCINTYRE
Wholesale business at 108 Dearborn Street 1869
Succeeded by E. G. MCINTYRE in 1870
Burned out 1871
Page 41

MEISTERLING, Henry
(See also Henry MESTERLING (page 91) could be same person?)
Bought out wagon jobbers business of Austin WEBB'S son May 15, 1893
Sold out to A. E. ABBS & CO. May 1, 1894
Page 51

MEISTERLING, William
Bought out jobbers business of Louis EHEIM March 1, 1893
Page 77

MEISSNER, Hugo
Employed by Adam SCHOTT to handle jobber wagon business
In business for himself July 1878
Still running wagon 1905
Resides at 365 Campbell Avenue 1905
Page 63, 65

MERRILL Brothers
MERRILL, George G.
F. A MERRILL
George was salesman for DAWSON & SHIELDS
George purchased jobbing business of Adolph GEORG 1873
George remained in business until his death in 1881
Succeeded by his brother, F. A. MERRILL
F. A. Merrill sold out to O. H. KRAUSE
Page 37, 57, 81

MERTEL, William
Started in jobbing business 1904
Page 125

MESTERLING, Henry
(See also Henry MEISTERLING, could be same person?)
Bought wagon from J. W. CAMERON July 30, 1893
Sold out jobbing business to V. C. BLAHA  August 1903
Page 91, 123

MEYER, A C.
Began jobbing business in 1898
Still in business 1905
Ad: "A. C. MEYER Wholesale Confectioner 2704 Wallace Street, Chicago"
Page 115, 163 (Ad)

MEYER, C. H.
Factory on West Randolph Street near Canal 1857
Sold out to HESS BROS. 1858
Went to work for SASSAMAN & HICKMAN 1858
Page 13, 23

MEYER, Fred W.
Ad: "FRED W. MEYER 4105 Wentworth Ave. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 170 (Ad)

MEYER, Joseph
(See also MYERS, Joseph per page 189)
Sergeant at Arms, Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association "…is a well known figure among
the jobbers and is by no means a quiet one, and is about the heaviest man in the business"
1905
Ad: "JOE MEYER, 845 W. Taylor St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 55 (Photo), 95, 158 (Ad), 189

MICHAELS, Charles
Ran a wagon from March 1, 1862 to June 12, 1865
Killed by fire engine  June 12, 1865
Page 25

MICHEL, P. H.
Ad: " P. H. MICHEL, 194 Hastings St., Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 159 (Ad)

MILLER, D. F.
(Note: Described as MILLER, S. F. on page 113)
Sold out jobbing business at 2399 Wilcox Avenue to M. J. RALSON April 18, 1904
Page 113, 125

MILLER, George
GEORGE MILLER & SON
Of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Started manufacturing branch at 199-201 Van Buren, northeast corner of Van Buren and
Franklin Streets, with Charles HAMILL in charge,  March 1892
Discontinued branch January 1, 1894
Ad: "Geo. Miller & Son Co. -- All good sellers Violet Chewing gum, four flavors:
Peppermint, Violet, Cachou, Wintergreen -- Delicious for Indigestion and breath -- Dandy
Chocolate -- The best selling penny Chocolate.  For sale by all jobbers.  Geo. MILLER & SON
CO. 255 S. Third Street Philadelphia"
Page 95, 97. 154 (Ad)

MILLER, S. F.
(Note: described as D. F. MILLER on page 125)
2399 Wilcox Avenue
Began jobbing in 1897
Sold out to M. J. RALSTON April 18, 1904
Page 113, 125

MILLS, D. W.
Eventually a Congressman
Began manufacturing at 30 West Lake Street
"Abandoned business for politics wherein he was more successful." 1873
Page 43

MOENCH, August
Bought route from Joseph WIEDERKEHR and began jobbing business at 138 Sigel Street 1902
Page 121

MOENICH, L. A.
Ad: "L. A. MOENICH 254 Jansen Avenue Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 142 (Ad)

MOHR, Joseph
"Started manufacturing candy in a small way in a shop on South Water Street near Wells
Street and on the north side 1837-1839
Page 9, 11

MONAHAN CHOCOLATE CREAM CO.
Began manufacturing at 363 Division in 1903
Page 121

MORAN
MORAN & STOUT, confectioners at Randolph Street near Jefferson Street 1854
Page 13

MORAN, Edward
Partnered with S. R. JEFFERSON in buying out Charles SASSAMAN (formerly at 39 Randolph
Street) and became S. R. JEFFERSON & CO. moving to 92 West Randolph Street 1865
Retired and was succeeded by James Reed 1866
Page 15, 35

MORGAN
Bought out  S. R. JEFFERSON'S share of business at 159 South Clark Street, which moved to
48 West Randolph St. and went out of business following year 1868-1869
Page 35

MORRIS, Ernest A.
Partnered with John GERTENRICH and Theodore GOTTMANN, all former employees of M SHIELDS &
CO., in confectionery manufacturing business called E. A. MORRIS & CO at 194 South Clinton
Street  March 25, 1887
Moved to 85 West Jackson Street 1888
Factory moved to 158 West Jackson Street  and changed name to MORRIS & GOTTMAN 1894
Sold out interest in firm to Martin C. KRETCHMER 1903
Page 83, 123

MORRIS,  Geo.
"Jobber" 169 State Street 1861
360 West Twelfth Street near Morgan Street 1900
Page 25

MORSE, A. G.
(Note: Per Ad on page 128 is A. G. MORSE, on page 117 is A. C. MORSE)
Began manufacturing at 197 South Canal 1896
Began manufacturing 17-19 River 1900
Ad: "Our specialty "Getting Repeat Orders" -- A full line of chocolates and bon bons in
fancy packages and 5 lb. Boxes.  Large assortment of 5 and 10 cent packages.  MORSE'S Good
Eating Specialties -- Satin finished hard candy.  A. G. MORSE CO, Chicago."
Page 111, 117, 130 (Ad)

MORSE, Andrew C.
(Note: Per Ad on page 128 is A. G. MORSE, on page 117 is A. C. MORSE)
Began manufacturing at 197 South Canal 1896
Began manufacturing 17-19 River 1900
Ad: "Our specialty "Getting Repeat Orders" -- A full line of chocolates and bon bons in
fancy packages and 5 lb. Boxes.  Large assortment of 5 and 10 cent packages.  MORSE'S Good
Eating Specialties -- Satin finished hard candy.  A. G. MORSE CO, Chicago."
Page 111, 117, 130 (Ad)

MOSS, Walter
Partnered with MURPHY in MOSS & MURPHY 1875
Bought out MURPHY 1877
Partnered with Charles SASSAMAN in SASSAMAN & MOSS, 200 Clark Street
Sold out to SASSAMAN 1880
Page 15, 59

MUELLER, August P.
Bought out  jobbing business of  Wilhelm REIDERBACH 1896
Still jobbing 1905
Ad: "Aug. MUELLER, 780 N. Winchester Av., Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 113, 134 (Ad)

MUELLER, John
Ad: "The JOHN MUELLER LICORICE CO., 2117-2119-2121-2123 Reading Road, Cincinnati,
Manufacturers of "Famous" LICORICE Specialties (12 types listed) -- OUR LATEST NOVELTIES:
(7 listed)"
Page 167 (Ad)

MUGGERDITIAN, V
Partnered with V. G. GUARINIAN (from Constantinople, Turkey), 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
Page 99

MULL, George S.
Started in jobbing business in June 1894
A past officer of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Resides at: 4521 Evans Avenue 1905
Page 107

MULLARKEY, W. E.
1267 Jackson Boulevard
Began in jobbing business by buying out T. A. CHAPMAN March 1905
Page 125

MULVANEY, Simon
Employed as city salesman by DAWSON & SHIELDS November 1 - 1871 - 1875
Started own business 1875
Sold out business to Matt OWENS 1878
Page 51

MULVEY, John R.
Bought out A. M. GROVE in January (in early 1890's?)
Doing large business 1905
Past President of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
"a very forcible speaker, always holding the attention of his audience, and is a great
traveler, having traveled for many years in different parts of the globe."
Ad: "J.R. MULVEY 1360 W. 74th St. Jobbing Confectioner"
Page 97, 142 (Ad)

MURBACH
The MURBACH COMPANY
Baltimore, Maryland
Ad: "Have you ever tasted one of Murbach's Whipped Creams? (drawing of box of chocolates)
If you have, you know why they are the GREATEST CHOCOLATE SPECIALTY  in the world.  Let us
mail you a sample.  THE MURBACH COMPANY, Baltimore, Maryland."
Page 158 (Ad)

MURPHY
WAYMAN & MURPHY
Manufacturers and Dealers in Carriages, Wagons and Trucks
Randolph & Sangamon Streets
Repairing, Painting We make a specialty of Mfg. Candy Wagons
Page 72

MURPHY, Joseph B.(Doctor)
Bought out SASSAMAN'S interest in SASSAMAN & MOSS and, partnered with Walter MOSS, firm
became  MOSS & MURPHY at 200 Clark Street 1872
Bought out MOSS' interest and partnered with Charles SASSAMAN in SASSAMAN & MURPHY at 200
Clark Street 1873
Murphy's share bought out by John HUTCHINSON 1879
Sold out to Walter MOSS and returned to old profession (Doctor?) 1877
Page 15, 59

MYERS, Joseph
(See also MEYER, Joseph per all pages but 189)
Sergeant at Arms, Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association "…is a well known figure among
the jobbers and is by no means a quiet one, and is about the heaviest man in the business"
1905
Ad: "JOE MEYER, 845 W. Taylor St. Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 55 (Photo), 95, 158 (Ad), 189


NATHAN BROS.
Begins manufacturing at 434 South Halsted 1902
Page 119

NATHAN, M.
M. NATHAN & CO.
Bought out H. ALEXANDER & CO., were burned out and did not resume business about 1871
Page 41

NATIONAL CANDY CO.
Bought out GEORGE & CHARLES at 108 and 110 West Adams Street
Absorbed the plants of: TORMOEHLEN & BRO. at 106 West Adams, J.K. FARLEY MFG. CO at 104
East Indiana, and LYON & CO. at 51 South Union Street in 1903
Affiliated with (or bought out) the J. K. FARLEY FACTORY at 118 to 130 East Superior Street
1905
Page 43, 44 (Ad), 97, 121

NATIONAL LICORICE COMPANY
Ad: "Compliments of NATIONAL LICORICE COMPANY, 106-116 John Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Young and Smylies Pure Stick Licorice, "ACME" Licorice Pellets"
Page 92

NEEMES, John C.
Born in Poultney, Vermont 1839
Emigrated to Chicago 1856
Manager of C. W. SANFORD's business at 38 Randolph Street ("…under his able management the
business grew steadily") 1865
On SANFORD'S death, partnered with Geo. H. Brooks in BROOKS & NEEMES January 1, 1871
Burned out October 9, 1871
Resumed business at Lake and Peoria Streets 1871
Did a very large business and moved to 28 and 32 Michigan Ave January 1, 1874
Sole Owner of JOHN NEEMES & CO. when BROOKS retires January 1, 1878
Joined by partners Mark S. VANDUZEN and William LIEMERT 1878 - January 1, 1892
Employed Frank PILGRIM 1893 - 1896
Edward F. HOLMES buys VANDUZEN and LIEMERT'S interest.
Firm fails January 10, 1897
Accepted the Chicago agency for E. GREENFIELD'S SON & CO. of New York in February 1897
Died "…of cancer of the stomach, after a lingering illness of several months, leaving a
wife and four children"  March 16, 1902
Children: Mrs. John V. BERG, John C. NEEMES, Jr., Mrs. John E. COLEMAN, Mrs. Samuel E.
HIBBEN
"…a pioneer in the confectionery business and was known throughout the United States."
Page 13, 29, 31, 37

NEUBAUER, R
Sold jobbing business to Martin SCHROEDER 1894
Page 109

NEWHALL, F.
Began manufacturing candy at 9 Clark Street 1854
Page 13

NEWHALL, H.
Began manufacturing candy at 75 Randolph Street 1854
Page 13

NOBLE, Frank R.
Began jobbing in October 1888
Was at one time Secretary of the Jobbing Confectioners' Association
Sold out his business to become a park policeman
Page 87

NORRIS, D. W.
Began manufacturing chewing gum 1894
Now does a large and profitable business 1905
Ad: "NORRIS' BLUE RIBBON CHEWING GUM
(Photo of NORRIS) BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.  It's all the rage.  Nothing has ever been produced
to equal or compare with it.  It aids digestion, sweetens the breath, preserves the teeth,
clears the voice and quiets the nerves.  Recommended by all singers and public speakers to
be the best and purest in the market.  Try it you will be pleased.  BLUE RIBBON CHEWING
GUM.  Made in five flavors: Pepsin, Min, Blood Orange, Licorice, Cinnamon. (Four stanza
poem, the first letters of which spell out "Use Blue Ribbon Gum") Use Blue Ribbon Gum, its
merits try, Strictly pure, none better you can buy, Everywhere today this favorite brand is
seen. --  Blue Ribbon, monarch reigns supreme, Look where you will, go where you may,
Unequal for flavor Blue Ribbon is today Envy of competitors, by D. W. Norris sold --
Remember Blue Ribbon is worth its weight in gold, In all first class stores, do not forget,
Best and largest, Blue Ribbon Gum you can get, Boys' delight, ladies friend, mankind's
guide, Old and young chewers it has satisfied, No grit or dirt in Blue Ribbon Gum you'll
find.  --  Get the best, bear D. W. Norris' Gum in mind, Upon uniform quality you always
can rely, Make up your mind, Blue Ribbon is the Gum to buy.  THE BEST GUM ON EARTH. Sold in
Restaurants and Stores Everywhere.  Made only by D.W. Norris Milwaukee and Chicago."
Two page advertisement with poem and photo
Pages 60 - 61 (Ad/Photo of Norris), 111

OATMAN, E. J.
OATMAN, F. G.
Began manufacturing candy as OATMAN BROS. PASTE & CARAMEL CO., at 204 Illinois 1897
Purchased the  FRYE CARAMEL COMPANY at 207 Illinois Street "under execution" from George V.
FRYE  January 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.
Page 89, 113

ODLIN
WICHELMANN & ODLIN
Started manufacturing homemade candies and popcorn at 148 Dearborn Street.
Moved to 273 Madison Street in 1868
Burnt out in Great Fire October 9, 1871
Page 35

OEHLER, Gustav A.
(Note on page 111 listed as Gustav O. Oehler, in ad on page 158, listed as Gustav A.).
Began in the jobbing trade October 1 1894
Has quite a good business 1905
Ad: "G. A. OEHLER, Jobbing Confectioner, 3511-3513 S. Paulina Street"
Resides at: 3511 South Paulina Street
Page 111, 158 (Ad)

OGDEN SHOEING SHOP
STOKES, J.
Ad: "I warrant good, honest work, OGDEN SHOEING SHOP, J. STOKES, Practical Horseshoes, All
diseases of the feet successfully treated, 53 Ogden Ave., Near Polk St."
Page 170 (Ad)

OLIVER, Lucien S.
Started as jobber, but didn't remain long in business (late 1800's)
Page 51

OLSON, L.
Bought out O. ARVOLDT'S jobbing business
L. OLSON, 1620 North Humboldt Street, started in business succeeding O. ARVOLDT in March
1904
Ad: "Wholesale Confectioner, 1620 Humboldt Street" 1905
Page 80 (Ad), 123, 125

The ORIENTAL MANUFACTURING CO.
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."
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
Page 99, 167 (Ad)

OWENS, Matt
Bought out business of Simon MULVANEY 1878
Sold out to M. C. KRETCHMER
Restarted own business still continuing in 1905
Page 51

PAGE, Albert
(See Milton E. PAGE, Sr., father)

PAGE, Francis Virginia
(See Milton E. PAGE, Sr., father)

PAGE, Laura O.
(See Milton E. PAGE, Sr., father)

PAGE, Milton E. Sr.
Son of Samuel Page, an early Chicago settler, who arrived in 1833 from Maine, dying in 1849
PAGE, Mrs. Milton E. (Dora St. GEORGE)
Children: Milton E. PAGE, Jr., Walter Henry, Albert G., Laura O., and Francis Virginia.
Milton E. born in Maine in 1832
Originally carpenter
Married Dora ST. GEORGE of Milwaukee 1868
Joined wife's successful retail confectionery trade at 180 Clark Street, southwest corner
of Monroe (where Ft. Dearborn building now stands ("now" = 1905)) 1864
Opened factory at 117 South Water street continuing retail trade at 180 Clark St. 1866
Gave up retail to devote time to manufacturing 1869
Factory burned 1867 and restarted immediately at same locale as M. E. PAGE & CO. (no
partner)
Moved to 23, 33, 24 Michigan Ave. and partnered with Rufus P. PATTISON January 1, 1869
Burned out second time May 1871
Rebuilt and were burned out again in "Great Fire" October 9, 1871
Resumed business at 55 South Green Street until January 1, 1874
Moved to 211 and 213 East Lake Street January 1, 1874
Dora ST. GEORGE Page died January 25, 1885 leaving five children: Milton E. PAGE, Jr.,
Walter Henry, Albert G., Laura O., and Francis Virginia.
Employed I. F. DICKSON prior to 1887
Another fire damages new factory and business failed Summer 1890
Formed a stock company, M. E. Page Confectionery Company August 18, 1890
"In the meantime, Mr. Page had withdrawn considerable of his captial to invest in green
houses which he was interested in on the northwest side and this business not proving
profitable he lost most of his frotune, which at one time was quite large.  Mr. Page had no
connection to the new corporation except in name."
Officers of new company: Josiah CRATTY, President; Thos. J. BOLGER, Vice President; Stanley
W. DAVIS, Secretary; and John J. ZIMMERMAN, Treasurer
Stock Company failed August 17, 1897
Milton E. Page, 73, running a plantation opposite Ft. Morgan, Alabama 1905
Page 14 (Photo), 31, 33, 85

PAGE, O.
Emigrated from Boston, where he had been in confectionery trade, to Chicago 1856
"Mr. Page brought out some new things, among them being what was known as pipe and star
candy.  This candy was made in the form of pipes and stars with a hole through the stick,
was hard and brittle and flavored with peppermint, wintergreen and cloves.  It met with a
ready sale from the start."
Partnered with O.G.B. SLEEPER in O. PAGE & CO.  in a store at 17 Clark Street under St.
Charles Hotel and a factory in alley at the rear of McVicker's theater 1856
J. B. HENNIGAN acted as foreman
Sold out to J. B. HENNIGAN Fall 1858
Page 21, 23

PAGE, Walter Henry
(See Milton E. Page, Sr., father)

PAGE, Samuel
(See Milton E. Page, son)

PAN CONFECTION COMPANY
225-227 Kinzie
Began as wholesale and manufacturing concern 1892
Page 95

PAPE, C.
Started in business at 4133 Forrest Avenue in April 1870
Sold out tools and stock to William Tormoehlen in October 1877
Page 43

PAPPENTHEIN, A.
Bought out jobbing business of Frank GLEMBOW 1894
Page 107

PARMAN, F. C.
(See also PARMAN, John E., may be brothers?)
Bought out wagons of Charles H. HARRINGTON of HARRINGTON & CO. August 12, 1893
Sold out to George Walter 1894
Ad: "PARMAN BROS. & ZECH, 2915-17 North Hermitage Avenue, Ravenswood, Illinois.  Jobbers of
all the Better Makes of Chocolates and High Grade Candies"
Page 80 (Ad), 97, 109

PARMAN, John E.
(See also PARMAN, F. C., may be brothers?)
PARMAN, Mrs. John E., member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Chicago Jobbing Confectioners
Association when first formed March 1, 1905
"Succeeded Frederick HOFFMAN in the jobbing business…" September 1894
"Now of the firm PARMAN BROS. & ZECH, 2719 North Hermitage Street" (note: address in ad is
2915-17 page 80) 1905
Ad: "PARMAN BROS. & ZECH, 2915-17 North Hermitage Avenue, Ravenswood, Illinois.  Jobbers of
all the Better Makes of Chocolates and High Grade Candies" 1905
Bought out jobbing business of Frederick HOFFMAN Sept. 1, 1895
"now of the firm PARMAN BROS. and ZECH, 1719 North Hermitage Avenue."
Page 78 (Mrs. PARMAN Group Photo), 80 (Ad), 89, 109, 123, 125

PATTISON, Rufus
Purchased an interest in firm of M. E. PAGE & CO. at 20, 22, and 24 Michigan Avenue January
1, 1869
Burned out May 1871
Immediately rebuilt and burned out for third time in Great Fire of October 9, 1871
Resumed business at 55 South Green Street until January 1, 1874
Moved to 211 and 213 East Lake Street January 1, 1874
Seriously damaged by fire Summer 1890
Business failed shortly thereafter
Page 31, 33

PECKHAM, O. H.
O. H. PECKHAM & CO. St. Louis, Mo.
Employed Frank FIELD of Chicago as foreman until his death 1883 - 1895
Page 65

PELLES, Henry L.
Bought jobbers route from J. Merton CASE  March 1881 and still in business 1905
Financial Secretary, Chicago Jobbing Confectioners' Association and member of the finance
committee in charge of the national convention, "…is an old jobber, starting in business in
March 1881, who has been repeatedly elected to the office that he holds.  He is one of the
best story-tellers in the entire body and is of very pleasing personality.  Mr. Pelles is
commonly known as "Shorty" by his friends which are numerous." 1905
Ad: "H. L. PELLES, Phone Austin 1613, 5819 Chicago Ave. Wholesale Confectioner"
Residence: 5819 Chicago Avenue 1905
Page 46 (Photo), 67, 75, 95, 134, 187

PEO, Frank R.
Began manufacturing at 5147 Prairie Avenue in March 1903
Ad: "FRANK R. PEO, Jobbing Confectioner, 5147 Prairie Avenue"
Page 121, 134 (Ad)

PEOPLES CANDY CO.
Began manufacturing at 171 West Adams  in 1904
Employed Edward H. SCANLAN, Jr., to head city sales May 1888
Page 81, 123

PEOPLES, Frank
Ran a wagon for a few months for Wesley BEECHER (might also be BEECHLER?)
Went into business for himself  fall of 1863 -1900
"Quite prominent as a jobber and did a good business."
First Treasurer of the Confectionery Agents' Union during its existence  1880
Died November 20, 1900
Page 25, 27, 73

PETERMICHEL,
PETERMICHEL & KIRCHMAN began jobbing candies
KIRCHMAN bought out PETERMICHEL moving to Twelfth Street and Paulina (late 1890's?)
Page 75

PETERSEN, John
Bought out jobbers business of George O. Evans September 1899
416 West Fifty-First Place
Ad: " JOHN PETERSEN 416 W. 51st Place Wholesale Confectioner"
Page 117, 142 (Ad)

PETERSON
GREEN & PETERSON
Manufactured candies at 206 South Desplaines Street (early 1890's?)
Did not remain in business long
Page 97

PETERSON, William
Sold confectionery jobber business to H. J. BENNING April 5, 1894
Page 107

PFEIFFER
BELL & PFEIFFER
With Jonas N. BELL began manufacturing at 40 Fifth Avenue and 612 West Madison in 1901
Page 83, 119

PHILLIPS, Peter
Started out with a wagon jobbing confectionery products 1874
Continued in business intermittently until the time of his death 1904
"Mr. Philips was subject to attack of eye troubles, at which time he was totally blind."
Page 55

PHOTO Jewelry Mfg. Co.
Ad: "For ADVERTISING NOVELTIES, Badges, Buttons, Celluloid Boxes, for Confections -- Write
-- PHOTO JEWELRY MFG. CO. 464 Carroll Ave., Chicago"
Page 186 (Ad)

PILGRIM, Frank
Born in Holland 1835
Emigrated at early age initially settling in Detroit, Mich., where he partnered with his
brother in candy manufacturing.
"Becoming impressed with the possibilities in Chicago," moved to Chicago and opened factory
at 636 West Lake Street 1865
Partnered with V. VAN MARECK, a fellow countryman,  renamed firm PILGRIM & VAN MARECK and
moved to 134 West Randolph Street January 1, 1868
When VAN MARECK retired, moved business to 256 Milwaukee Ave. 1870 - May 1, 1875
Sold out to and went to work for John KRANZ May 1, 1875
Entered employ of Albert CURETON Fall 1888 - 1893
Employed by C. NEEMES & CO. 1893 - 1896
"…a well known figure in the confectionery trade for a number of years.  During his
connection with the trade he put upon the market a number of novelties, the most successful
of which was Pilgrim's Chewing Candy, which had a very large sale at one time."
Retired 1896
Page 22 (Photo), 35, 37

PIKE, Alpheus H.
Employed by Robert H. FISH as city salesman
Went into jobbing business shortly afterward
First Vice President of the Confectionery Agents' Union
Vice President Jobbing Confectioners' Association
"Mr. Pike was a man that always pushed himself forward to assist in anything that was
likely to benefit the business, and was always a consistent opponent of everything that was
unfair."
Died suddenly in 1893
Page  41, 73

PIRIE
CARSON, PIRIE & CO. purchases lease for building at southeast corner of Aberdeen and
Madison Street, paying Robert H. FISH a bonus of $2500 Winter of 1870
Page 33

PLACK
Sold out jobbing business at 1998 Wilcox Avenue to J. F. KROELL April 18, 1904
Page 125

PLATTNER, Fred J.
Bought out jobbing business of J. K. GUNNING 1894
Page 107

PLOOG, Rheinhold
Jobber who died in 1896
Page 79

PLOTTKE, John
Began jobbing "this year"
Runaway horse so damages wagon that he goes out of business 1876
Page 57

PLOWS
Began as PLOWS & CO. a wholesale and manufacturing company at 346 Wabash in 1893
Succeeded by PLOWS MFG. CO. at same address in 1903
Page 99, 121

POOLEY
SPIRRO POOLEY
26 North Clark
Began as wholesale and manufacturing concern 1892
Page 95

PUZZO
PUZZO & BACCIGALUPI
Began manufacturing cocoanut goods on Chicago Avenue near Wells Street
Burned out in Great Fire
Resumed and did some business until 1873
Page 47

PYCKE
Partnered with R. W. DYBALL, formerly of Chicago, as PYCKE BROS. & DYBALL in Omaha,
Nebraska 1883
Page 53

QUAKER CITY CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONERY CO.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ad: "Try out Winners (lists candy selection and prices) Our sparkling gloss hard goods are
the best on earth (lists various hard candy flavors)"
Page 126 (Ad)




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