Despite having an unfortunate moniker, Dr. Swett's product sold from circa 1845 to 1959.
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The trademark is now officially dead and unclaimed, if any entrepreneurial WUvie wants to start the business back up.
On July 4, 1935, Dr. Walter G. Kendall, 81, drank a glass of water. It was the first glass of water he had drunk in 25 years. He reportedly "suffered no ill effects," and followed it by several cocktails.
In addition to being famous for abstaining from water, Kendall was also a well-known dentist, bicyclist, and horticulturalist. That's him in the pictures below. [image source: here