Coors, Adolph

Coors, Adolph

(1847–1929) brewer; born in Barmen, Prussia, Germany. He came to the U.S.A. in 1868. After working in a Denver brewery, he founded Adolph Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colo. (1873). He was president of the company after its incorporation in 1914. He steered the company successfully through most of the Prohibition period. He left the firm to his sons to develop from a regional brand into one of the most successful American breweries.
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