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 Carl W. Conrad

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Carl W. Conrad

  • Birth 1 Apr 1843 Darmstadt, Darmstädter Stadtkreis, Hessen, Germany
  • Death 26 Oct 1922 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Block 201, Lot 2913
  • Memorial ID 6201060

Conrad, a good friend of Adolphus Busch, is usually credited with helping to develop the recipe for Budweiser beer. The brand name was first registered in the U.S. by Conrad, an importer of wines, champagnes & liquors. The Anheuser brewery produced the brand for him under contract. C. Conrad & Company had offices in Germany & in St. Louis & Adolphus got the rights to Budweiser when Conrad's company went bankrupt in 1882. To pay off Conrad's debts to the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association, the brewery assumed control of Conrad's company & the brand name Budweiser. Conrad was given a lifetime job with Anheuser-Busch.

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  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 21 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6201060
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl W. Conrad (1 Apr 1843–26 Oct 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6201060, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .