Category Archives: Schlitz

Henry Uihlein Family History

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  Henry Uihlein & Family edited by Mike Reilly Revised01/16/00   Here is the HENRY UIHLEIN Family Tree. This was sent to me (Mary LouTraffis) by Mrs. Pauline O. Kopmeier back in 1995. To see the family chart and a littlebackground history, click here. Sources for this are listed as: Family Records Of: William J. Uihlein Ralph A. Uihlein Helen… Read more »

William Joseph Uihlein and Eliza Rahter Descendents

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  William Joseph Uihlein andEliza Rahter I. William Joseph Uihlein – (October 18, 1859-March 31, 1932 FHC 35-33)), son of  Benedikt Josef Ühlein and Katherina Krug. Came to the U.S. in 1882 and became asuperintendent of Schlitz; he retired in 1910. Married Eliza Rahter of Fond du Lac and hadthree children, Martha and Hertha died in infancy, and Ralph A…. Read more »

William J. Uihlein Collection of Postage Stamps

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  The William J. Uihlein Collection of Postage Stamps by John B. Lundstrom, History Curator and Bernard R. Weber, History Volunteer EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is reprinted without illustrations from LORE magazine, abenefit of museum membership. © 1996 Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. It is doubtful that Rowland Hill fully realized the consequences of an idea he first suggested in 1837… Read more »

Laura Uihlein and Charles Werdehoff Descendents

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Laura Uihlein and CharlesWerdehoff I. Laura Uihlein Werdehoff – (1857-1943) daughter of  Josef Benedikt Ühlein andKatherina, sister of August Krug. Married Charles Werdehoff, a Milwaukee businessman whobecame a Schlitz officer (his sister Emile, married Laura’s brother August). They had twochildren, Anna, and Hedwig. Laura Uihlein 1857 – 1943 Charles Werdehoff Anna Werdehoff 1880 – 1948 Hans Rossman No ChildrenHedwig Werdehoff… Read more »

Charles (Karl) M. Uihlein Descendents

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  Charles (Karl) M. Uihlein and Emma Manns(Manz?) I. Charles M. Uihlein – (October 8, 1847 – December 18, 1915 FHC 27-33),son of Josef Benedikt Ühlein and Katherina Krug. Superintendent of the Schlitz BottlingWorks for a few years before he retired in 1887, becoming a world traveler and artcollector. He married Emma Manns of St. Louis whose sister married his… Read more »

Alfred Eugene Uihlein Descendents

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  Alfred Eugene Uihlein andAnna Pilger I. Alfred Eugene Uihlein – (April 17, 1852-February 21, 1935 FHC 34-36).Came to the U.S. in 1867, working first in St. Louis and later in Leavenworth, Kansasbefore joining Schlitz in 1871. After Schlitz’s death he became superintendent of theplant, and in 1917 he was named president, a post held during Prohibition. He was marriedto… Read more »

Henry Uihlein Descendents – Charted

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  Henry (Heinrich) Uihlein and Helene Kreutzer I. Henry Uihlein – (May 13, 1844 – April 22,1922 FHC 32-33). Came to theU.S. in 1862 and worked in St. Louis and Leavenworth, Kansas before coming to work forSchlitz in 1871; elected president of Schlitz in 1875, retired in 1917. Married HeleneKreutzer of Leavenworth and had the following children, August E., Emma,… Read more »

Anna Uihlein and Herman Grohmann Descendents

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Anna Uihlein and Herman Grohmann edited by Michael R. Reilly     The only child of Benedikt Josef Uhlein and KatherinaKrug to remain behind in Germany. Her maiden name was probably Uhlein when she marriedHermann Grohmann. I. Anna Ühlein – (1850-1932) daughter of Benedikt Josef  Ühlein andKatherina (sister of August Uihlein). She remained in Germany and married Herman Grohmann,a Würzburg businessman…. Read more »

August Uihlein Decendents

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Georg Karl “August” Uihlein and Emily Werdehoff I. August Uihlein – (August 25, 1842-October 11, 1911 FHC 35-36), son ofJosef Benedikt Ühlein and Katherina Krug. Attended St. Louis University (1855-1857),employed at Uhrig Brewery (St. Louis) 1857-1867. Returned to Milwaukee in 1867. BecameSecretary and Chairman of the Board from 1874-1911. Interested in blooded racing stock(and with the help of brothers Henry… Read more »

Town of Grossheubach Uihlein Descendents

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  Town of Grossheubach Uihlein Descendants edited by Michael R. Reilly Descendants of Leonard Uihlein 1 Leonard Uihlein b: September 18, 1723d: March 28, 1792 in Glotzenhof (Grossheubach) Occupation: Farmer . +Anna Maria Grimm b: February 16,1723/24 d: September 18, 1794 …….. 2 Peter Josef Uihlein b:October 19, 1759 d: December 13, 1813 in Grossheubach Occupation: Innkeeper ………… +Anna Christina… Read more »