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Peter Ballantine

Birth
Dundee, Dundee City, Scotland
Death 23 Jan 1883 (aged 91)
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section R, Lot 55
Memorial ID 140716722 · View Source
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Businessman. He founded the Ballantine Brewing Company in 1840 in Newark, New Jersey. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to the United States in 1820, and learned the beer brewing craft in New York City, New York. He acquired a brewery with a partner and moved its operations to New Jersey. He became the sole proprietor in 1847, and the P. Ballantine and Sons Brewery would produce beer under that name until 1972. At the height of its operations it would be the 3rd largest brewer in the United States. Today the Ballantine Beer brand is owned and produced by the Pabst Brewing Company.


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  • Originally Created by: pstott
  • Added: 31 Dec 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140716722
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Ballantine (16 Nov 1791–23 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140716722, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .