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Gottfried Wilhelm Ephraim Krueger
Birth: Nov. 4, 1837
Death: Nov. 7, 1926

Businessman. He founded Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company in Newark, New Jersey, and directed its rise to popularity in the first half of the 20th century. In 1933 the company pioneered the practice of putting beer in cans, being the first brewery to do so. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wilhelm Konrad Krueger (1809 - 1871)
 
 Spouses:
  Katharina Horter Krueger (1839 - 1873)*
  Bertha Johanna Laible Krueger (1852 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Johan Gottfried Wilhelm Krueger (1861 - 1862)*
  Katharina Susanna Krueger (1863 - 1864)*
  Louisa Krueger (1867 - 1867)*
  Louisa Katharina Krueger (1869 - 1875)*
  Wilhelm Leopold Krueger (1871 - 1875)*
  Susanna Krueger (1873 - 1878)*
  Edward P. Krueger (1875 - 1876)*
  Meta Louise Krueger (1880 - 1888)*
  Karl Philip Krueger (1885 - 1888)*
  Dorothy Krueger Burghard (1895 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gottfried Wilhelm Ephraim Krueger (1837 - 1926)
  Wilhelm Krueger (1844 - 1869)*
  Karl Friedrich Krueger (1846 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
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Record added: Jan 08, 2000
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Baron Gottfried Kruger thanks for inventing the Can of Beer, none are known to exist of yours. Your invention made the world and ways change............................................GOD Bless you and all which do, and/or the ones which may come here to ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Nov. 10, 2014

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