Source: Notarized Affidavit of Assumed Business Name, Wabash Co. Partnership & Firm Record Book 1, p. 166, January 3, 1938:


Comes now Sidney J. Baumgarten, of North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana, who, upon oath, being duly sworn, says that he is the sole proprietor and owner of a business engaged in North Manchester, Indiana, in the manufacture of pants and other wearing apparel under the name of PIONEER TROUSER CO.; that this affidavit is made for the purpose of complying with Section 50-201, Burn’s Indiana Statutes, Annotated 1933, which said affidavit is to be filed with the Clerk of the Wabash Circuit Court.



Source: Certificate of Business, Wabash County Partnership Book 1 (1941-1985), p. 16, October 29, 1941:


Pioneer Trouser Co.


North Manchester, Indiana

LeRoy J. Mayer, resides at 451 Melrose, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois