TUMS® antacid has a long history
in the fight against heartburn.
Created in 1928 by pharmacist
James Howe to treat his wife's
indigestion, TUMS® brand was
introduced to the public in 1930
and quickly became an American

The main production facility for
TUMS® brand can still be found in
downtown St. Louis where it was
originally built more than 80 years
1940 Census:
Name: James H Howe
Age: 68
Estimated birth year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940:
Webster Groves, St Louis, Missouri
Occupation: President Whsle. Drug
Household Members: Name Age
James: James H Howe  68
Spouse: Nellie A Howe  63
Son: James H Howe  33
St. Louis, MIssouri
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