From GAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
[checked revision][checked revision]
m
m (Added image.)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[File:Leisy1.jpg|300px|thumbnail|An artist's rendering of the Leisy Brewing Co. facilities, ca. 1890.<br />
 
[[File:Leisy1.jpg|300px|thumbnail|An artist's rendering of the Leisy Brewing Co. facilities, ca. 1890.<br />
 
''Source: [http://ech.case.edu/cgi/article.pl?id=LBC1 The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History].'']]
 
''Source: [http://ech.case.edu/cgi/article.pl?id=LBC1 The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History].'']]
 +
[[File:Leisy-beer-tray.jpg|300px|thumbnail|''Leisy beer tray'']]
 
Isaac, August, and Henry Leisy, all Mennonites and brothers from [[Friedelsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Friedelsheim]], [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany|Germany]], who came to the [[United States of America|United States]] in 1852, founded the Leisy Brewery in Keokuk, Iowa, in 1862. In 1872 the family purchased the brewery of Fred Haltnorth in [[Cleveland (Ohio, USA)|Cleveland]] and transferred operations to that city. In 1935 after the repeal of prohibition, the Leisy Brewing Company was reorganized and Herbert F. Leisy, grandson of Isaac Leisy, became and still was its president in the 1950s. The family has not been Mennonite for several generations.
 
Isaac, August, and Henry Leisy, all Mennonites and brothers from [[Friedelsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Friedelsheim]], [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany|Germany]], who came to the [[United States of America|United States]] in 1852, founded the Leisy Brewery in Keokuk, Iowa, in 1862. In 1872 the family purchased the brewery of Fred Haltnorth in [[Cleveland (Ohio, USA)|Cleveland]] and transferred operations to that city. In 1935 after the repeal of prohibition, the Leisy Brewing Company was reorganized and Herbert F. Leisy, grandson of Isaac Leisy, became and still was its president in the 1950s. The family has not been Mennonite for several generations.
 
{{GAMEO_footer|hp=Vol. 3, p. 318|date=1957|a1_last=Krahn|a1_first=Cornelius|a2_last= |a2_first= }}
 
{{GAMEO_footer|hp=Vol. 3, p. 318|date=1957|a1_last=Krahn|a1_first=Cornelius|a2_last= |a2_first= }}

Revision as of 11:26, 20 October 2013

An artist's rendering of the Leisy Brewing Co. facilities, ca. 1890.
Source: The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History.
Leisy beer tray

Isaac, August, and Henry Leisy, all Mennonites and brothers from Friedelsheim, Palatinate, Germany, who came to the United States in 1852, founded the Leisy Brewery in Keokuk, Iowa, in 1862. In 1872 the family purchased the brewery of Fred Haltnorth in Cleveland and transferred operations to that city. In 1935 after the repeal of prohibition, the Leisy Brewing Company was reorganized and Herbert F. Leisy, grandson of Isaac Leisy, became and still was its president in the 1950s. The family has not been Mennonite for several generations.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1957


Cite This Article

MLA style

Krahn, Cornelius. "Leisy family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 25 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Leisy_family&oldid=102874.

APA style

Krahn, Cornelius. (1957). Leisy family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Leisy_family&oldid=102874.




Hpbuttns.gif
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 318. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.