1888

William “The Judge” Harrison McBrayer, founder of the Cedar Brook Distillery, dies at the age of 67. The distillery passes to his three grandchildren: Mary, Wallace, and William Moore. In 1894, the “W.H. McBrayer Cedar Brook Distillery” brand trademark was worth $200,000; about $6.2MM today.

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May 4, 2021

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