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Johanna Catherine Bandle Heileman
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1831
Death: Jan. 5, 1917

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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 Children:
  Henry Heileman (1867 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13926955
Johanna Catherine <i>Bandle</i> Heileman
Added by: La Crosse Area Genealogical Society
 
Johanna Catherine <i>Bandle</i> Heileman
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