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John Newton Rosekrans, Jr
Birth: Mar. 27, 1928
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 2001
Paris
City of Paris
Īle-de-France, France

John Rosekrans, 73; Toy and Sports Brands Tycoon, Arts Patron

Los Angeles Times, November 03, 2001
Written by Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer

John N. Rosekrans, a San Francisco arts patron and heir to the Spreckels sugar fortune who co-founded a company that produced Frisbees, Power Wheels, Morey Boogie Boards and other famous toy and sports brands, has died. He was 73.

Rosekrans died of heart failure Oct. 27 in Paris, where he and his wife, Dodie, maintained a home.

The great-grandson of sugar company founder Claus Spreckels, Rosekrans was born in San Francisco, where his grandmother, Alma Spreckels, donated the landmark California Palace of the Legion of Honor to the city. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Newton Rosekrans (1906 - 1966)
  Alma Emma Spreckels Rosekrans (1909 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Georgette Barbara Naify Rosekrans (1919 - 2010)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Newton Rosekrans (1928 - 2001)
  Charles Stetson Rosekrans (1934 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
 
Created by: Andrew Martin Kolstee
Record added: Nov 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80009086
John Newton Rosekrans, Jr
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