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Nov. 12 1844 Wheeling Businessman Henry Schmulbach Born

Schmulbach was one of many German immigrants who turned Wheeling into an important brewing center in the late 1800s.
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When Henry Schmulbach was a child, he and his family immigrated to Wheeling from Germany. By the time he was a young adult, Schmulbach had become one of the city’s most successful businessmen, selling retail groceries and wholesale liquor. Schmulbach was one of many German immigrants who turned Wheeling into an important brewing center in the late 1800s.


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