W.F. Creighton & Co


Company Names, addresses, dates:1,2,3
  W. Franklin Creighton, 85 King Street, Alexandria VA (1875,1876,1881)
  W. Franklin Creighton, 89 King Street, Alexandria VA (1883)
  W. F. Creighton & Co, 79 & 81 King Street, Alexandria VA (1887)
  W. F. Creighton & Co, 401 King, Alexandria VA (1888)
  W. F. Creighton & Co, 401-3 King, Alexandria VA (1897-1904)
  Creighton & Son, 924 King Street, Alexandria VA (1899-1906)
  W. F. Creighton & Co, 401 King (corner King & Royal), Alexandria VA (1905-1959+)

Notes:
W.F. Creighton's pharmacy shows up in a 1959 city directory, but not a 1964 phone book. I don't have any phone books in-between those dates, so I don't know exactly when his drug store closed down.
(more information will be added when I get around to researching this druggist)

Bottles:

creighton_03 book # 102 (in medicines section)
This is a clear 6" bottle embossed:
vertical in tombstone slugplate: W.F. CREIGHTON / ALEXANDRIA, VA.
creighton_02 book # 102 (in medicines section)
This is a clear 4.2" bottle embossed:
vertical in fancy slugplate: W.F. CREIGHTON / ALEXANDRIA, VA.
creighton_01 This is a clear 7.7" 16-ounce screw-top bottle with a label:
label (typed): POISON OAK OR IVY / APPLY TO AFFECTED PARTS / SEVERAL TIMES A DAY
label (permanent): W. F. CREIGHTON & CO / DRUGGISTS REG. NO. 6462 / COR. KING AND ROYAL STS., ALEXANDRIA, VA.


1 Addresses & Dates from various Alexandria City Directories
2 C&P Telephone Co, Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County Telephone Directory, June 1947
3 C&P Telephone Co, Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County Telephone Directory, April 1950




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