William Nolker (William Nolker)

William Nolker

Born in Germany, Nolker was treasurer of the St. Louis Brewing Association. He began his business career in the hotel & restaurant business, then became a messenger for the banking house of Fallis, Young & Company. He later was the general manager of the Vulcan Manufacturing Company & then later became the head of that business. After moving to St. Louis, he began in the brewing business as a member of the firm of Brinckwirth, Griesedieck & Nolker, which was later incorporated as the Brinkwirth-Nolker Brewing Company. The firm became a part of the St. Louis Brewing Association & Nolker became the treasurer of the association. He was also the president of the Commercial Electrical Supply Company & Gilsonite Construction Company, first vice-president of the Kinoch Telephone Company & German American Bank, & the director of the Mississippi Valley Trust Company & several other corporations. He served in the Civil War as a private in the 137th Ohio Volunteers. (bio by: Connie Nisinger)  Family links:  Children:  William Henry Nolker (1879 – 1940)* *Calculated relationship


  • December, 06, 1840


  • January, 01, 1970


  • Bellefontaine Cemetery
  • Missouri
  • USA

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