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Henry J. McConnon was born on August 1 1870. By 1889 he started his career in the drug business. He was the proprietor of a retail drug store in Winona, Minn. In 1896 his brother Joseph B. McConnon would join him in business. By 1899 the company was manufacturing Remedies, stock food, flavoring extracts, toilet articles, ect. In 1904 the company would incorporate as the McConnon & Company. The company would stay in business until the 1960s when family members sold the company.

mcconnon ad

mcconnon cook book.From 1939 Aunt Jane's cook book.

Below are photos of this amber in color square shape bottle embossed McCONNON'S / STOMACH BITTERS / McCONNON & COMPANY / WINOA, MINN.

mcconnon bitters

mcconnon bitters 2

Other products the company manufactured were

McConnon's Consumption Cure McConnon & Co. Winona, Minn.

McConnon's Stock Tonic

McConnon's Poultry Tonic


The Book of Minnesotans.

Bitters Bottles by Caryln Ring & W. C. Ham.

Frank & Frank Jr. Bottle Collection.

mcconnon 1a

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