Lynde Bradley Uihlein
Lynde Bradley Uihlein was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1945. Her mother was Jane Bradley Pettit, a philanthropist. Her maternal grandfather was Harry Lynde Bradley, co-founder of Allen-Bradley and the Bradley Foundation with her granduncle, Lynde Bradley. Her father was David Vogel Uihlein, Sr., heir to the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. Her paternal great-grandfather was August Uihlein. Her brother is David Vogel Uihlein, Jr., Vice Chairman of the Bradley Foundation. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and a Master's degree in Social Welfare, both from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
In 1989, she founded the Brico Fund, a feminist non-profit organization. She has supported EMILY's List and NARAL Pro-Choice America. She serves on the Boards of the League of Conservation Voters and the Milwaukee Art Museum. An environmentalist, she also supports Midwest Environmental Advocates, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, Fondy Food Market, Growing Power, Walnut Way, Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service and Wisconsin Wetlands Association. She operates a community-supported agriculture project, the "Afterglow Farm", north of Milwaukee, including The Kitchen Table Project. She has donated more than US$2.6 million to her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
- Uihlein: Prosperity grows from a clean environment, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 22, 2009
- Mike Reilly, Uihlein Family History (The Milwaukee Brewing Family), Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc., 1/17/00
- Bradley Foundation Board of Directors
- The Brico Fund
- Lynde B. Uihlein gift supports UW Law School, UW–Milwaukee joint water initiative, Sept. 7, 2011