The Birth of a Business

Posted May 31, 2023
Henderson Brothers 1893 Charter Announcement

Captain James A. Henderson and his brother-in-law, George Johnson, took a controlling stake in the Pittsburgh & Cincinnati Packet Line when it was reorganized and chartered in Pittsburg* on June 1, 1893. This date is recognized as the birthday of Henderson Brothers. (*Please Note: Pittsburgh was temporarily stripped of its ‘h’ in 1891 by the United States Board on Geographic Names)