Charles Welch

Dr. Charles E. Welch, Jr., a dentist, was the Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York (l9l4) and for Governor (1916).  His father had developed a method of preserving unfermented grape juice for use in the Communion Service; Welsh, Jr. took the business and made Welch’s Grape Juice highly successful as a beverage.

-- Gammon, 2007, p.87