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Wednesday, June 24, 1857   Magdalena (Lena) Jung Sohn

Magdalena (Lena) Jung Sohn, one of the "Beer Barons of Cincinnati" was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. As the niece of Daniel Jung of the Jung Brewery Lena Jung was already Cincinnati brewery royalty. In 1877 she married Johann Georg 'J.G.' Sohn, who was a member of another Cincinnati brewing dynasty. When her husband died in 1902 Magdalena took over the expansive operation and renamed it the Mohawk Brewing Company and ran it successfully until Prohibition shut it down in 1920. Magdalena (Jung) Sohn died on July 24, 1940. She was 83 years of age.

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