Today is the birthday of Louis Alphonse Centlivre (September 27, 1857-February 15, 1942). He was born in Dubuque, Iowa, and was the son of C.L. Centlivre, who founded the C.L. Centlivre Brewing Company with his brother, Frank. It was also known as the French Brewery and much later as the Old Crown Brewery.
This account of Centlivre is from an unnamed printed source at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana: