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Thomas Francis Schlafly (born October 28, 1948) [1] is an American businessman and writer. He co-founded the Saint Louis Brewery, which produces the Schlafly line of beers. [2] Schlafly is a graduate of the Saint Louis Priory School, and received his A.B. and J.D. from Georgetown University. [1]

Saint Louis Brewery

The Saint Louis Brewery, otherwise known as Schlafly Beer, is a craft brewery based in St. Louis, Missouri. As St. Louis’ largest independent craft brewery, Schlafly Beer proudly offers more than 60 unique styles of beer. Each is handmade in St. Louis in partnership with local suppliers that help provide materials such as labels, boxes, and bottles. The brewery continues to define craft across 14 states and is a staple at countless restaurants, backyards and basement bars. There are two brewpubs in which Schlafly Beer operates, the Schlafly Tap Room located in Downtown St. Louis, Missouri and Schlafly Bottleworks located in Maplewood, Missouri.

Saint Louis Priory School Private, all-boys school in Creve Coeur, Missouri, United States

The Saint Louis Priory School, a Catholic secondary day school for boys, is located on a 150-acre campus in Creve Coeur, suburban St. Louis, Missouri, within the Archdiocese of Saint Louis. The school is run by the Benedictine monks of Saint Louis Abbey as part of their religious ministry.

Georgetown University Private university in Washington, D.C., United States

Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded by Bishop John Carroll in 1789 as Georgetown College, the university has grown to comprise ten undergraduate and graduate schools, among which are the School of Foreign Service, School of Business, Medical School, Law School, and a campus in Qatar. Located on a hill above the Potomac River, the school's main campus is identifiable by its flagship Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark.

In his capacity with the brewery, he writes a column every month, "Top Fermentation". In 2006, he published A New Religion in Mecca: Memoir of a Renegade Brewery in St. Louis (Virginia Publishing), which recounted the founding of the Saint Louis Brewery. [3] He is also an attorney, working as a partner [4] in the St. Louis office of Thompson Coburn. He is a nephew of St. Louis conservative commentator Phyllis Schlafly. [5]

Phyllis Schlafly American activist

Phyllis Stewart Schlafly was an American constitutional lawyer and movement conservative. She held staunchly conservative social and political views, supported antifeminism, opposed abortion, and successfully campaigned against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Her book, A Choice Not an Echo (1964), a polemic against Republican leader Nelson Rockefeller, sold more than three million copies. Schlafly co-authored books on national defense and was critical of arms control agreements with the Soviet Union. In 1972, Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum, a conservative political interest group, and remained its chairwoman and CEO until her death in 2016.

In 2012, Schlafly was a member of a group of St. Louisans who assumed ownership of the St. Louis Blues National Hockey League ice hockey team. [6] , [7]

St. Louis Blues Hockey team of the National Hockey League

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National Hockey League North American professional ice hockey league

The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.

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  1. 1 2 "St. Louis City Resolution Number 241". Saint Louis Public Library. November 14, 2008. Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
  2. Saint Louis Brewery/Schlafly Beer, Saint Louis Business Journal, April 6, 2007.
  3. Harry Levins, "A New Religion in Mecca" [ permanent dead link ]Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, October 15, 2006.
  4. Thompson Coburn Attorney Profile
  5. Zagier, Alan Scher (23 March 2014). "Phyllis Schlafly kin in beer trademark dispute". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 12 January 2015. A younger generation knows Schlafly as the brand of an up-and-coming St. Louis brewery co-founded by Schlafly's nephew.
  6. St. Louis Blues, "Local Group Completes Purchase of Blues", May 10th, 2012
  7. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "New owners take over Blues", May 10, 2012