The P. Lorillard Tobacco Company, now known as Lorillard Inc., it is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the United States. Founded in 1760, the company greatly expanded over the second half of the 19th century under the leadership of Pierre Lorillard IV
(1833-1901). The most popular tobacco products Lorillard manufactured were pipe tobacco, cigars, snuff, and chewing tobacco. “Tiger” Brand chewing tobacco was particularly popular during the late 19th century, marketed in colored tins with a faux wicker print and its iconic tiger logo.
Today, Lorillard Inc. produces “Newport” cigarettes, the top-selling menthol cigarette brand in the United States. Click the image to expand.