William D. Hudson


Company Names, addresses, dates:1
  William D. Hudson, 265 King Street, Alexandria VA (1883)
  Wm D. Hudson, 143 King Street, Alexandria VA (1887,1888)
  William D. Hudson, 1113 King Street, Alexandria VA (1897)
  William D. Hudson, 1201 Prince Street, Alexandria VA (1900)
  William D. Hudson, 400 N Columbus Street, Alexandria VA (1901)
  Willie D. Hudson, 1300 King Street, Alexandria VA (1905-1913)
  Hudson's Pharmacy, 924 Queen Street, Alexandria VA (1915) [This may be a mistake]
  Hudson's Pharmacy, 1300 King Street, Alexandria VA (1914-1917)

Notes:
A paragraph in the Washington Post from Apr 28, 1882 said "Dr. W.D. Hudson has commenced the erection of a handsome new brick drug store on King street next to his present establishment."
The Jun 6, 1884 Washington Post said Hudson had been elected vice-presedient of the Pharmaceutical Association of Virginia.

Bottles:

hudson_01 book # 258 (in medicines section)
Clear 6.75" bottle embossed:
vertical:W. D. HUDSON / DRUGGIST / ALEXANDRIA, VA.



Other Items:
hudson_02 I don't know if this was the same building at 143 King Street that housed Hudson's drug store, but it's in the same location. The address numbers on King Street have changed, but according to a Sanborn map from 1885, this location (modern day 605 King Street) was numbered 143 King Street. Photo was taken June 2012.


1 Dates & Addresses are from various Alexandria VA city directories




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