Business: Squibb Squib

In 1858 Dr. Edward R. Squibb, U. S. Navy surgeon, left the service and set up in a small way as a manufacturing chemist. It was just the right time. The Civil War, a big boom for medicaments, was only two years ahead. So the business went along prosperously, and at the age of 47 (in 1905) was incorporated as E. R. Squibb & Sons. Since then there has been another big boom for medicaments, the World War, which won the company not only profit but an award from the U. S. for distinguished...

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