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 Hiram Walker

Hiram Walker

Birth
East Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Jan 1899 (aged 82)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section B
Memorial ID 3198 · View Source
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Businessman. Born in Douglas, Massachusetts, he was a grocer whom in 1858, founded the Walker Distillery in Walkerville, Canada. He began selling his whiskey as Hiram Walker's Club Whiskey which established and maintained the company town that sprang up around his distillery. Hiram Walker products which include the classic whiskey and a diverse line of premium liqueurs made with all-natural flavors for real fruits, continue in world wide distribution to this day. He was also a successful cattle breeder.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Jul 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Walker (4 Jul 1816–12 Jan 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3198, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .