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Owades, Joseph Lawrence

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Born: 1919 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
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Joseph L. Owades is a US brewer.

 

1919 - Born on the 9th of July in Manhattan.

 

Graduated from City College of New York (undergraduate) and Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (Master's and PhD in biochemistry, with a dissertation on cholesterol).

 

Went on to Fleischmann's Yeast, Schwarz Labs, and Rheingold Breweries in Brooklyn.

 

Became Vice President-Technical Director.

 

Owades went to work in Greece for the K. Fix Brewery, then to Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis, and then to Carling Breweries in Boston.

 

1994 - Received the Award of Merit from the Master Brewers Association of America.

 

Awarded the Sesquicentennial Medal as a distinguished alumnus by Polytechnic University.

 

1999 - Wrote the articles on beer and alcohol metabolism for the Encyclopedia of Food Science and Technology.

 

          - Named to the Board of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

 

          - Endowed the Joseph and Ruth Owades Chair in Chemistry.

 

2005 - Owades died at his home in Sonoma, California on 16th of December.

 

 

 


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