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brewery executive

William John Hoot was American brewery executive.

Background

Hoot, William John was born on October 19, 1916 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Irving and Jenny Elizabeth (Raab) Hoot.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Rochester, 1940. Postgraduate, Siebels Institute of Technology, 1946.

Career

Assistant brewmaster, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1946-1950;purchasing agent, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1950-1955;assistant to president, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1955-1958;vice president sales, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1958-1960;vice president marketing, director, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1960-1969;president, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1969-1982;retired, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, 1982;also board directors, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochestermember audit committee, management committee, Genesee Brewing Company, Rochester, since 1985. Member of advisory committee Lincoln-Rochester Bank, since 1970.

Membership

Treasurer Upstate Beverage Institute, since 1962. Member of advisory committee Institute Food Scis.and Marketing, Cornell Univercity, since 1971. Trustee Genesee Hospital School Nursing, Calvary Fund, since 1986.

Director Planned Parenthood, since 1985, vice president since 1987. Chairman advising committee Genesee County Museum Nature Center, since 1986. Chairman of the board of trustees local Presbyterian church Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.

Member Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Doris Allan Erskine, May 14, 1942. Children: Jeanne Landreth, William Erskine.

father:
William Irving Hoot

mother:
Jenny Elizabeth (Raab) Hoot

spouse:
Doris Allan Erskine

child:
Jeanne Landreth Hoot

child:
William Erskine Hoot