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Gus George Kindervater

Gus George Kindervater, business executive. Member Metropolitan Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (helped organize 1925, president 1925-1926), New York State Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (director) 1927-1928), International Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (president 1933-1934).; Rotarian (president Bronx, 1926-1927, honorary; member since 1936.

Background

  • Kindervater, Gus George was born on November 17, 1885 in Minneapolis. Son of Alvin Ernest and Anna (Brosius) Kindervater.

  • Education

    • Student Toensfeldt Institute, 1894-1904.

    Career

    • Joined Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, as bookkeeper, 1904, manager Belleville (Illinois) branch, 1910, audited records of company‚Äôs ice and cold storage plants upon the advent of prohibition, 1918, manager Bronx, New York Ice & Cold Storage plant, 1920, guided entrance of Anheuser-Busch into ice cream market, 1924. General manager ice cream div. Borden Company, 1930.

      General manager brewery brs. Anheuser-Busch, 1935, vice president in charge refrigeration div., 1947, vice president charge sales, brewery div., 1950-1951. Executive vice president Condor Films, Inc., retired 1951.

    Membership

    Member Metropolitan Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (helped organize 1925, president 1925-1926), New York State Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (director) 1927-1928), International Ice Cream Manufacturers Association (president 1933-1934). Rotarian (president Bronx, 1926-1927, honorary. Member since 1936.

    Connections

    • Married Mayme Van Rice, August 23, 1908.
    • father: Alvin Ernest Kindervater
    • mother: Anna (Brosius) Kindervater
    • spouse: Mayme Van Rice
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    Born November 17, 1885
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