George Rundle HOF

George H. Rundle


2003 HALL OF FAME WINNER George Rundle (1847 – 1917) Rundle moved to Piqua in 1876 to manufacture Porter’s Pain King, a patent medicine. He took the company from a single horse drawn cart selling door-to-door to a firm with hundreds of employees and international sales. He promoted local growth as president of the Piqua National Bank and as a founding member of the Imperial Underwear Company and the Home Telephone Company. He was active in social causes including the prohibition movement, first president of the YMCA and as a Miami County Treasurer.