Parker R. Whitcomb

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Parker R. Whitcomb
Born c. 1842
Died 31 January 1916 (74) [1]
Brooklyn, New York
Burial Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York
Field(s) Patent Medicine

Parker R. Whitcomb (1842 - January 31, 1916) was an American patent medicine manufacturer, notably responsible for the trade of Prof. Peeke's Remedy for Epilepsy, as well as the patent medicine firms of T. A. Slocum Co. (of Psychine fame), Oxojell Co., and Ozomulsion Co.

References

  1. "Patent Medicine Man Found Dead", Drug and Chemical Markets 2 (21): 22, 1916-02-02, https://books.google.com/books?id=qoohAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA11-PA22&lpg=RA11-PA22, "Parker R. Whitcomb, one of the wealthiest manufacturers of proprietary medicines in New York, was found dead in a West street rooming house Monday afternoon[...]"