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Owades, Joseph Lawrence

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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