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Owades, Joseph Lawrence

Born: 1919 AD
Died: 2005 AD
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.