Johanna Catherine <I>Bandle</I> Heileman

Johanna Catherine Bandle Heileman

Death 5 Jan 1917 (aged 85)
Burial La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 13926955 · View Source
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First female Chief Executive of a brewery in the United States. She was the wife of Gottlieb Heileman, founder of G. Heileman Brewing Co. of LaCrosse, Wisconsin. When he died in 1878 she became the chief executive of the company making her the first woman CEO of a brewery in the US. She also became one of the first female presidents of a United States corporation in 1890 when G. Heileman Brewing Co. was incorporated. She remained active in the company until her death.

Bio by: Fred Beisser

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  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 12 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13926955
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johanna Catherine Bandle Heileman (31 Aug 1831–5 Jan 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13926955, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .