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William Jacob Lemp, Sr
Birth: 1836
Death: Feb. 13, 1904

Son of Lemp Brewery founder Johann Adam Lemp, William built the brewery into an industrual giant. In 1870 it was the largest brewery in St. Louis and remained so until the start of Prohibition in 1919. At the time of William's death, the Lemp brewery was the third largest in the United States. William shot himself through the right temple in his bedroom at the family mansion, apparently still grieving over the loss of his beloved son Frederick, the heir apparent to the family brewery, who died at the age of 28. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Adam Lemp (1798 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Feickert Lemp (1841 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Lemp (1862 - 1862)*
  William Jacob Lemp (1867 - 1922)*
  Charles Adam Lemp (1871 - 1949)*
  Frederick Lemp (1873 - 1901)*
  Hilda Thusnelda Lemp Pabst (1876 - 1951)*
  Edwin Lemp (1880 - 1970)*
  Elsa Lemp Wright (1883 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 350, Lot 4373 (Lemp mausoleum)
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6132977
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Angel Day Blessings, Mr. Lemp, and rest in eternal peace.
- sjm
 Added: Feb. 13, 2015
MAY GOD GRANT YOU HIS PEACE AND REST.
- S.P.
 Added: Aug. 24, 2014

- Tommy Scott
 Added: Dec. 5, 2012
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