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 William Hamm, Jr

William Hamm, Jr

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Aug 1970 (aged 76)
Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 42-Lot 8
Memorial ID 50652635 · View Source
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William Hamm, Jr., was the grandson of Theodore Hamm, founder of the Hamms Brewery. William Jr. inherited the Chairmanship of the company from his father. In 1933, William Junior was kidnapped by the Barker-Karpis Gang as he walked home for lunch. Hamm was released after 3 days in exchange for a $100,000 ransom.


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  • Created by: Iowa Owl
  • Added: 4 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50652635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hamm, Jr (4 Sep 1893–20 Aug 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50652635, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Iowa Owl (contributor 46772324) .