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W. (William) J. Lemp & Co., Western Brewery Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1840 - 1850 (Johann Adam) Lemp & Co., Western Brewery 32 South 2nd Street between Walnut & Elm
1850 - 1851 Lemp & Kaschell, Western Brewery 32 South 2nd Street between Walnut & Elm
1851 - 1862 Adam Lemp, Western Brewery 32/37 South 2nd
1862 - 1864 W. (William) J. Lemp & Co., Western Brew... 32/37 South 2nd
1864 - 1887 Wm. J. Lemp's Western Brewery (1864-1887... Cherokee Street & 2nd Carondelet Avenue.
1887 - 1892 Wm. J. Lemp's Western Brewery (1887-1892... 2nd, Carondelet Avenue & Cherokee Street
1892 - 1911 Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. (1892-1911) 13th & Cherokee Streets
1911 - 1919 Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. (1911-1919) 3322 13th & Cherokee Streets
  • Lemp Brewery Complex purchased by International Shoe Company 1922-circa 1980 In the years since vast complex has been occupied for years variously by commercial and warehouse space, even serving for a time as a seasonal haunted house during the 1990s. Today (2017) is is a museum, a haunted hotel and a popular tourist destination in St. Louis.
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1840     Founded(Johann Adam) Lemp & Co., Western Brewery32 South 2nd Street between Walnut & Elm

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Circa: 1840    

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Circa: 1845    

1850     Lemp & Kaschell, Western Brewery32 South 2nd Street between Walnut & Elm

1851     Adam Lemp, Western Brewery32/37 South 2nd

1862     W. (William) J. Lemp & Co., Western Brewery 32/37 South 2nd

1864     Wm. J. Lemp's Western Brewery (1864-1887)Cherokee Street & 2nd Carondelet Avenue.

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Circa: 1874    

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Circa: 1880    

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Circa: 1883    

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Circa: 1884    

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Circa: 1885    

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Circa: 1886    

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Circa: 1887    

1887     Wm. J. Lemp's Western Brewery (1887-1892)2nd, Carondelet Avenue & Cherokee Street

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Circa: 1889    

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Circa: 1890    

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Circa: 1890    

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Circa: 1892    

1892     Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. (1892-1911)13th & Cherokee Streets

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Lemp St. Louis
1896-1911
Lemp's Buck
1892-1911
Lemp's Culmbacher
1892-1911
Lemp's Extra Export
1892-1911
Lemp's Extra Pale
1892-1911
Lemp's Extra Pale Bottled Beer
1892-1911
Lemp's Standard
1892-1911
Lemp's Tally
1892-1911
Lemp's Tally Bottled Beer
1892-1911
Lemp's Tip Top
1892-1911
Lemp's Tip Top Bottled Beer
1892-1911
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Circa: 1892    

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Circa: 1893    

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Circa: 1895    

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Circa: 1895    

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13th March 1896    

Lemp began using the "Shield" logo.

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Begin: 13th March 1896     End 1920

13th March 1896 - 1920
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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1901    

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Circa: 1902    

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Circa: 1903    

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13th February 1904    

Haunted by the recent loss of both his son Fred Lemp and his lifelong friend, Fred Pabst, William J. Lemp shot himself in the right temple. he was 68 years old.
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Circa: 1905    

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Circa: 1905    

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Circa: 1905    

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Circa: 1906    

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16th April 1906    

Mrs. William J. Lemp, widow of William J. Lemp, founder of the Lemp Brewing Company of St. Louise, Missouri, died on April 16, 1906.
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1907    

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12th January 1908    

A fire broke out in a warehouse and ice plant of William J. Lemp Brewing Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, on January 12, 1908.
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1909    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

1911     Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. (1911-1919)3322 13th & Cherokee Streets

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B.P.O.E.
1911-1919
Baltimore & Ohio R.R.
1911-1919
Buck Beer
1911-1919
Cerva
1919-1933
Culmbacher Lager Beer
1911-1919
Drink Lemp Beer
1911-1919
Elk's Brew
1911-1919
Erie Railroad
1911-1919
Extra Pale Export Beer
1911-1919
Extract of Malt
1911-1919
Lemp
1919-1933
Lemp Lager
1911-1919
Lemp St. Louis Special
1911-1919
Lemp's Extra Pale Lager Beer
1911-1919
Lemp's Falstaf (Falstaff mispelled Prototype)
1911-1911
Lemp's Falstaff
1911-1919
N.Y.-N.H. & H.R.R.
1911-1919
Pennsylvania Company
1911-1919
St. Louis Lager Beer
1911-1919
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Circa: 1915    

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10th July 1916    

Frederick R. Henn, foreman for the Wm. J. Lemp Brewery of St. Louis, died at his home at age forty nine years.
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1917    

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1918    

1919 ClosedWm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. (1911-1919)