Paramount Marks 75th Year

Published: 01/22/2009

CLEVELAND - Paramount Distillers Inc. is marking its 75th anniversary this month. The company was founded in January 1934, a month after the repeal of Prohibition, when J. F. Moessmer began doing business on W. 106th Street in Cleveland. Under Moessmer, Paramount was a modest operation, marketing primarily cordials and vodka in Ohio and Iowa.