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Louis K. Liggett

United Drug Company

1904 - 1943

Retail

1900 b. 1875
male
Personal
Born-Died1875 - 1946
BirthplaceMichigan (MI)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Large Business
Era - 1900

Liggett developed the name “Rexall” for a wide variety of his products (patent medicines, spices, toilet soap, etc.). He also used it as the name of “franchise stores,” making it into a household name. By 1928 the annual revenue of United Drug, Incorporated exceeded $68 million.