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Ralph Angelo Caponigro

Ralph Angelo Caponigro, American beverage company executive.


  • Caponigro, Ralph Angelo was born on May 31, 1932 in Des Moines.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Drake University, 1954. Master of Business Administration cum laude, Michigan State University, 1973.


    • Manager credit and accounting General Mills Corporation, Kankakee, Illinois, 1954-1959. United States controller Parker Pen Company, Janesville, Wisconsin, 1959-1967. Treasurer, controller American Lincoln Corporation, Toledo, 1967-1969.

      Senior vice president finance, treasurer The Stroh Brewery Company, Detroit, since 1969. Board directors Coca-Cola Bottlers, Detroit. Member Protection Mutual Advisory Board, Park Ridge, Illinois, since 1984.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors, treasurer Greater Detroit Area Health Council, since 1983. Board directors, council, Boys Hope, Detroit, since 1985. Advisory board The Salvation Army, Detroit, since 1984.

    Member President Club. Oakland University; Member Finance Executives Institute (board directors Detroit chapter since 1986), Michigan State Alumni Association (board directors Business School since 1986). Clubs: Renaissance, Detroit Athletic.





    • Married Barbara Jean Paul. Children: Joseph, John, Jeffrey, Cindy, James, Lisa.
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    Born May 31, 1932
    • 1954
      Drake University
    • 1973
      Michigan State University
    • 1954 - 1959
      Manager, credit and accounting General Mills Corporation
      Kankakee, Illinois, United States
    • 1959 - 1967
      United States controller, Parker Pen Company
      Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      treasurer, American Lincoln Corporation
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1967 - 1969
      controller, American Lincoln Corporation
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1969
      senior, The Stroh Brewery Company
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1969
      treasurer, The Stroh Brewery Company
      Detroit, Michigan, United States