Brown-Formanís Owsley Brown Frazier dies

17 August, 2012

Owsley Brown Frazier, the great-grandson of the distiller who founded Brown-Forman Corp and former vice chairman of Brown-Forman Corporation died yesterday (August 16) after a long illness. He was 77 years old.

A well-known Louisville† community philanthropist, Owsley Brown Frazier served as an executive at Brown-Forman for 45 years and as a member of the board of directors for more than 40 years. He was elected vice chairman in 1983 and continued to serve in that role until his retirement from management in 2000. He remained a member of Brown-Formanís board of directors until 2006.





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Dominic Roskrow

The serious business of bourbon

This is most odd. Iím standing with two American gentlemen in the corner of a very swish steak bar staring at a surreal painting of what weíre being told is a ship exploding as it sails towards a lighthouse. I think.

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