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Claude A. Hatcher

Claude Adkins Hatcher (20 August 1876 – 31 December 1933) was a Columbus, Georgia pharmacist and son of a grocer.

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Through the family owned Hatcher Grocery Company, a cola drink was introduced in 1905 as Chero-Cola. In the same year a company was formed to bottle the popular drinks, Union Bottling Works. Chero-Cola became R.C. Cola in 1933.

Hatcher is buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Muscogee County, Georgia.


  • Brief History of the Royal Crown Cola Company
  • Roots Web Entry on Claud Adkins Hatcher
  • Royal Crown Cola History
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