George Weyman, inventor of Copenhagen Snuff
, opens his tobacco shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.1905
Weyman & Bro. is acquired by the American Tobacco Company.1911
Following the break-up of American Tobacco, the newly named Weyman-Bruton Company incorporates and publishes its first annual report, showing net earnings of $77,454.41.1921
Weyman-Bruton begins a period of expansion by acquiring Joseph G. Dill Inc. and United States Tobacco Company.1922
Weyman-Bruton becomes the United States Tobacco Company.