Goldwater Fragrance

How many presidents and presidential candidates have had fragrances named after them? There was Donald: The Fragrance, which we've posted about before.

And back in 1963, Vi-Jon Laboratories of St. Louis, Missouri released "Gold Water: A Cologne for Americans" — named after Arizona senator Barry Goldwater.

The company also said it would be releasing "JFK — A Family Cologne." But I haven't been able to find any evidence that it actually did.

It's not quite the same as a cologne, but as we've also previously posted about, JD and Kate Industries released a whole series of politician-scented candles including Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Obama, Justin Trudeau, and Joe Biden scents.
     Posted By: Alex - Wed Aug 26, 2020
     Category: Perfume and Cologne and Other Scents

I have a souvenir from the 1964 election that my father gave me: a can of Gold Water ginger ale. "The right drink for the conservative taste." So they got a lot of mileage out of the "Gold Water" idea.
Posted by Bill the Splut on 08/26/20 at 12:47 PM
@Bill: probably tasted better than Goldschl├Ąger, anyway.
Posted by Richard Bos on 08/29/20 at 08:13 AM
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