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Michael Joseph LaMonica Edit Profile

brewing industry executive

Michael Joseph LaMonica, brewing industry executive. Named Man of Year Union for Interest of Congolese People, Chicago, 1984, St. Louis, 1987, City of Hope, St. Louis, 1989. Board member National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, Chicago, since 1986, National Italian-American Foundation, Washington, since 1987; past president, board member Variety Club of St. Louis, since 1980. With United States Navy, 1946-1947.

Background

LaMonica, Michael Joseph was born on November 24, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Louise (Canova) Latin American.

Education

Student management courses, Columbia University, 1970. Student management courses, University Pennsylvania, 1974.

Career

Driver-salesman Chicago 7 Up Bottling Company, 1949-1958. With Anheuser-Busch Inc., 1953-1988, on staff of vice president marketing, St. Louis, 1958-1960, branch manager, Chicago, 1960-1964, division sales manager, Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, 1964-1969, regional sales manager, Los Angeles, 1969-1972, vice president sales, St. Louis, 1972-1985, senior vice president industry affairs, 1985-1988. President LaMonica Beverages Inc., Rockford, Illinois, since 1988.

Membership

Board member National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, Chicago, since 1986, National Italian-American Foundation, Washington, since 1987. Past president, board member Variety Club of St. Louis, since 1980. With United States Navy, 1946-1947.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Marguerite Frances Hess. Children: Michael Junior, Marj, Mitchell, Lynn (deceased), M. Rick.

father:
Joseph American

mother:
Louise (Canova) Latin American

spouse:
Marguerite Frances Hess

child:
Michael Junior LaMonica

child:
Marj LaMonica

child:
Mitchell LaMonica

child:
Lynn LaMonica (deceased)

child:
M. Rick LaMonica