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Lynde B. Uihlein

AKA Lynde Bradley Uihlein

Born: 1945
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Activist
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Schlitz heiress, Founder of Brico Fund

From the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign website:

"Nearly one-third of Wisconsin's total contributions came from one person, the first Wisconsin donor to ever give $1 million to 527 groups in one election cycle. Milwaukee philanthropist Lynde Uihlein, a longtime backer of women's and Democratic causes and an heir to the Schlitz Brewing and Allen Bradley family fortunes, contributed $1,008,000 to four 527 groups from 2007 through mid-October 2008 including $370,000 to the Progressive Majority, $250,000 each to the League of Conservation Voters and America Votes 2006 and $138,000 to the Greater Wisconsin Political Fund."


[1] Donates overwhelmingly to Democratic Party candidates.

Father: David Vogel Uihlein
Mother: Jane Bradley Pettit (b. 29-Oct-1918, d. 7-Sep-2001)
Brother: David V. Uihlein, Jr.

    America Coming Together 4-Jun-2004 ($5000)
    League of Conservation Voters Board of Directors
    Brico Found Founder, as the Lynde B. Uihlein Foundation (1989)
    EMILY's List
    Gore 2000
    John Kerry for President 30-Jun-2004 ($2000)
    Milwaukee Art Museum Board of Directors (donated over $1M in 2006 fiscal year)
    NARAL
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Progressive Majority ($370,000 donation)
    Progressive Patriots Fund
    Rachel's Action Network Board of Directors


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