Category Archives: Milwaukee

Pabst Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

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Pabst BrewingCompany Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly, copyright 1996 Last Revised 08/16/2015 PABST, Frederick, one of the best known and mostenterprising of Milwaukee’s business men, is of Dutch ancestry, although hisforefathers for several generations have been natives of Germany.     In 1470 Paul Pabst van Ohorn and his brother,Julius Pabst van Polsenheim, whose father had been executed at… Read more »

Miller Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

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Miller BrewingCompany Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly,copyright 1996 Last Revised 08/16/2015 MILLER, Frederick, who was one of Milwaukee’s prominent brewers, wasborn in Reidlingen, Würtemberg, November 24th, 1824. His father, ThaddeusMiller, was a merchant and a representative of a German family that for fourhundred years had been prominent in the mercantile class and noted for theirwealth and education. He… Read more »

Falk Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

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Falk Brewing Company Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly,copyright 1996 Last Revised 08/16/2015 FALK, Otto Herbert, one of the leading young business men ofMilwaukee, and one, who, in connection with the Wisconsin National Guard, hasrendered the state valuable service, is a native of Milwaukee, and was born onthe 18th of June, 1865. His father, Franz Falk, was born in… Read more »

Gettleman Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

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  Gettleman Brewing Company Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly,copyright 1996 Last Revised 08/16/2015 GETTELMAN, Adam, a resident of Wauwatosa, and presidentand treasurer of the A. Gettelman Brewing company, was born in Germantown,Washington county, Wis., April 27th, 1847. His father, Peter Gettelman, was anative of Germany, a farmer by occupation, and, with the thrift so oftenexemplified among people of… Read more »

Valentin Val Blatz Obit and Last Will and Testament

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  Valentin Blatz’ Obit and Last Will & Testament by Michael R. Reilly, Editor, copyright March 18, 2013 Last updated08/15/2015 Milwaukee Sentinel , Sunday May 27, 1894 VALENTIN BLATZ DEAD Heart Disease Carries Off the Well-Known Brewer SUDDENLY STRICKEN AT HOTEL RYAN, ST. PAUL. Mr. Blatz and His Wife Were Returning From California on Their Way to Milwaukee-His Family Here… Read more »

Blatz and Syndicate / Trust Newspaper News

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  Blatz and Syndicate / Trust Newspaper News by Michael R. Reilly, Editor, copyright March 18, 2013 Last updated08/15/2015 Very little news about the British syndicate / trust negotiations was ever released for public consumption in the local newspapers, including those in England. THE BEER TRUST Twenty Million in Gold for Milwaukee Breweries Milwaukee, Wis., Jan 21 – Twenty millions… Read more »

E. T. Hargraves, London solicitor to Charles Horsley, April 20, 1889

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  Charles Horsley Correspondence by Michael R. Reilly, Editor, copyright March 18, 2013 Last updated08/15/2015 Charles Horsley, 1913 newspaper article What is contained on this page is mainly correspondence between Charles Horsley and different business partners (mainly German or their agents), such as, Sigmund Le Vino, a Mr. Duncan, Sigmund Seckendorf (S. S. & Co.), Messel & Co., the Nuremburg… Read more »

London and Chicago Contract Corporation, Limited

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  London and Chicago Contract Corporation, Limited by Michael R. Reilly, Editor, copyright March 18, 2013 Last updated08/15/2015 Big Financial Enterprise Chicago Will Be the American Headquarters of the Company Chicago, Sept 6 – Chicago is to have another great financial enterprise involving $6,000,000. the title of the new venture is the London and Chicago Contract Corporation. The stock of… Read more »

Valentin Blatz correspondence: his, Horsley, Faulkner, etc.

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  Blatz Correspondence by Michael R. Reilly, Editor, copyright March 18, 2013 Last updated08/15/2015 What is contained on this page is mainly correspondence between Charles Horsley, Valentin Blatz, Hiram D. Faulkner, and … Click on each thumbnail picture to read in another window Feb 5, 1889 – John Mitchell, John Black, Rudolph Nunnenacher, signatures [sent to Horsley?] Early accounting, Blatz,… Read more »