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FRANK BAUMGARTNER COMPANY
FRANK BAUMGARTNER COMPANY. In 1897 Frank Baumgartner filed articles of incorporation for a company that would manufacture and sell a remedy for hog cholera. Evidence of the remedy's success included a report from Harvard, Illinois where a farmer saved seventeen or nineteen sick animals.
"Hog Cholera Company," Dubuque Herald, January 31, 1897, p. 5