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 Joseph M. “Joe” Coors, Sr

Joseph M. “Joe” Coors, Sr

Birth
Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Death 15 Mar 2003 (aged 85)
Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7268049 · View Source
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Businessman. Brewery magnate and leading member of the Coors Brewing family and company founded by his grandfather. Worked at the Coors Brewery in Golden, Colorado, starting in 1946 as technical director, became Executive Vice President in 1975, President in 1977, and Chief Operating Officer from 1985-1987. Engaged in an intense conforation with labor over an effort to unionize the Coors Brewery. An outspoken conservative who helped establish (with Paul Weyrich) The Heritage Foundation, The Independnce Institute (Golden, Colorado), and the Mountain States Legal Foundation. Elected to one term as a Regent of the University of Colorado (1966). Member of the 'kitchen cabinet' of President Ronald Reagan.

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  • Added: 16 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7268049
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph M. “Joe” Coors, Sr (12 Nov 1917–15 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7268049, citing El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .