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August "Gussie" Busch, Jr
Birth: Mar. 28, 1899
Death: Sep. 29, 1989

Businessman. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the President and CEO head of the Anheuser Busch Brewery the largest brewery in the world, (1946-75). He succeeded his older brother Adolphus bush III as President and CEO and began using the Bud Clydesdale Horse Team as a company logo. He was an avid sportsman and became owner of the National League St. Louis Cardinals Major League franchise in 1953, until his death. He died at age 90 in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1984, the Cardinals retired the number 85 in his honor, which was his age at the time and he was posthumously inducted into the Cardinals team Hall of Fame in 2014. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Overton Busch (1894 - 1958)*
  Marie Christy Church Busch (1896 - 1930)*
  Margaret S. Busch (1916 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Christina Martina Busch (1966 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Affton
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: May 19, 2000
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