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Old 08-13-2013, 12:20 AM
Wedema Wedema is offline
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Originally Posted by DSpivack View Post
I thought Hohman was also Hammond's original name.

Hammond was named after George Hammond in the late 1800's after he came to the area from Detroit opened a meat packing company. At the time, the Hammond Co. was larger than the Union Stock Yards and continued to be until Hammond passed away near the turn of the century.
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