Frank D. Yuengling

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Frank D. Yuengling
BornSeptember 27, 1876
DiedJanuary 29, 1963
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, US
ResidencePottsville, Pennsylvania, US
Alma materPrinceton University
Known forOwner, Yuengling
ChildrenRichard Yuengling Sr.
Parent(s)Frederick Yuengling

Frank D. Yuengling (September 27, 1876 – January 29, 1963) was an American businessman, the president and owner of the Pottsville, Pennsylvania brewer, Yuengling.

Early life[edit]

Frank D. Yuengling was born on September 27, 1876, the son of Frederick Yuengling and his wife Minna, and was educated at Princeton University.[1]


Following his father's death in 1899, he took over the running of the brewery, borrowed $500,000, and slowly bought out the other family members, with he and his mother living on $50 a month until the debt was repaid. He ran the company until his death in 1963.[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 1913, he had a large three-storey home built in Pottsville, now known as the Frank D. Yuengling Mansion.

He had a son Richard Yuengling Sr., who became owner and president of Yuengling.

He is buried at the Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville.[2]


  1. ^ a b Robert A. Musson (September 23, 2013). D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. Arcadia Publishing. p. 80. ISBN 978-1-4396-4208-5. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Frank D Yuengling". billiongraves. Retrieved October 10, 2015.