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Joseph Coors, Sr.

Joseph Coors, Sr.AKA Adolph Herman Joseph Coors II

Born: 12-Nov-1917
Birthplace: Golden, CO
Died: 15-Mar-2003
Location of death: Rancho Mirage, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma
Remains: Buried, El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ultraconservative beer baron

Invested the first $250,000 in seed money to found the Heritage Foundation think tank. A close friend and longtime financial supporter of Ronald Reagan, Coors also backed the campaigns of Barry Goldwater, Orrin Hatch, and Strom Thurmond. Close friend of Ed Meese, who received a job at the Heritage Foundation upon leaving the Attorney General post.

Father: Adolph Herman Joseph Coors, Jr.
Mother: Alice May Kistler (b. 1885, dec. 12-Nov-1970)
Brother: Adolph Coors III (dec. 1960, murdered)
Brother: William K. Coors
Wife: Holly Coors (m. 26-Apr-1941, div. 1987)
Wife: Anne Coors (m. ?)
Son: Pete Coors
Son: Joseph, Jr.
Son: Jeffrey
Son: Grover
Son: John

    University: BS Chemistry, Cornell University (1939)
    University: MS Chemical Engineering, Cornell University

    Coors (1941-87)
    DuPont (c. 1939)
    Accuracy in Media
    Citizens for America
    Council for National Policy Board of Governors, Executive Committee
    Forbes 2000
    Free Congress Foundation
    Friends of Duke Cunningham
    The Heritage Foundation Trustee (1973-91)
    John Birch Society
    Kappa Alpha Society
    Mountain States Legal Foundation
    National Legal Center for the Public Interest Board of Directors
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    National Strategy Information Center Advisory Council
    Nicaraguan Freedom Fund
    World Anti-Communist League


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