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Bechaud's, Inc. of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1871 - 1876 Empire Brewery 601 Main St
1876 - 1891 Empire Brewery, A. G. Bechaud & Bros. 11th Street near Hickory
1891 - 1920 Bechaud Brewing Co., Empire Brewery 11th Street near Hickory
1920 - 1933 A. B. Bechaud 457/481 West 11th Street
1933 - 1934 Adolph Bates Bechaud, Bechaud Brewery 457/481 West 11th Street
1934 - 1941 Bechauds Inc. 457/481 West 11th Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   WIS-U-761A
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

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15th October 1811    

Jean Pierre Bechaud was born in Germany.  He, along with four of his sons established the Empire Brewery in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin in 1871.

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30th May 1840    

Adolph George Bechaud, one of the founders of the Empire Brewery of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin was born in Dirmstein, Germany.  He was the first child of Mary Josephine and Jean Pierre Bechau... View More

1871     FoundedEmpire Brewery601 Main St

1876     Empire Brewery, A. G. Bechaud & Bros.11th Street near Hickory

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8th April 1876    

August Rudolph Bechaud was born in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin.

1891     Bechaud Brewing Co., Empire Brewery11th Street near Hickory

Products

Bechaud
1891-1920
Extra Brew
1891-1920
New Era
1891-1920
Perfecto
1891-1920
Perfecto Brew
1891-1920
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26th November 1916    

Frank H. Bechaud, who, with his two brothers founded the Bechaud Brewing Co. of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, died at his home.
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5th March 1919    

Adolph G. Bechaud, of the Empire Brewery of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, died at the age of seventy-five years.

1920     A. B. Bechaud457/481 West 11th Street

Products

Bechaud's Dry Cereal Beverage
1920-1933

1933     Adolph Bates Bechaud, Bechaud Brewery457/481 West 11th Street

Products

Empire Beer
1933-1934
Holiday Beer
1933-1934
Parkside 50 Beer
1933-1934
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Begin: 1933     End 1941

1933 - 1941

1934     Bechauds Inc.457/481 West 11th Street

Products

Bechaud's Bock Beer
1934-1941
Empire Beer
1933-1941
Odins Beer
1934-1937
Parkside 50 Beer
1935-1938
Super A Lager Beer
1934-1941
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Begin: 1937     End 1941

1938Capacity 30000 Barrels
1939Capacity 30000 Barrels

1941 ClosedBechauds Inc.