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medicine show names

Names of medicine show pitchmen:

  1. Doc Zip Hibler
  2. Mad Cody Fleming
  3. Widow Rollins
  4. Sergeant Poulos
  5. Pens Patterson
  6. the Canadian Kid
  7. Sox Clark
  8. Ask-Me Dodge
  9. the Ragan Twins (Mary and Madaline)
  10. Paperman Dell
  11. Sir Tom Rogers
  12. Doc El Vison (“Lord Dietz”)
  13. Population Charlie
  14. Professor Mayfield
  15. Joe “Fine Arts” Hanks, the punkmugger

(From Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America’s Blue Yodeler)