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Cranitonic Hair Food Co.

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Cranitonic Hair Food Co.
Formation 6 May 1899
Legal status Defunct
Purpose/focus Manufacture and sale of hair tonics
Headquarters New York City
Location 809 and 32 Temple Court; 526 W. Broadway
Key people A. Frank Richardson, Frederick Lancaster

Cranitonic Hair Food Co. was a New York-based patent medicine manufacturer and distributor, founded in 1899 by A. Frank Richardson (then acquired around 1905 by the Knickerbocker Drug Co., later by the Kells Co.), which sold a line of tonics and remedies that promised treatment for hair loss and other concerns of hair and scalp health.

Cranitonic Preparations

Locations

Based in New York City, the company was situated:

  • 1899: 809 Temple Court Building, New York
  • 1899: 32 Temple Court, New York
  • 1900-?: 526 W. Broadway, New York