1847 – Adam Gettelman Born

On this date Adam Gettelman was born in Germantown. He began his career in the brewing industry in 1865. In 1871, he joined the Menominee Brewery which was owned by his father-in-law, George Schweikhart. In 1876 Gettelman became sole proprietor of this company and incorporated the business as A. Gettelman Brewing Co. in 1887. He remained president and treasurer of this firm until his death in 1925. [, pg. 142]