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Casper Haehnle. A man of much
ability, great intelligence, and sound judgment, Casper Haehnle is actively identified with the industrial interests
of Jackson as general manager of the Haehnle Brewing Company, of which he is a stockholder, is president of the Haehnle Bottling
Company, which he founded and as vice-president of the Alloy Steel Spring Co., of Jackson. He was born, November 12, 1876,
in Jackson, Michigan, where his entire life has been spent, being a son of the late Casper Haehnle, whose death
occurred in 1893, and of whom a brief sketch appears elsewhere in this volume.
Growing to manhood in the city of Jackson, Casper Haehnle attended
the public schools during the days of his boyhood, completing the studies of the different grades up to the ninth, and in
1894 was graduated from Devlin's Business College. Going to Chicago in 1895, he entered the Wahl-Henin's Institute of Fermentology,
where he took a full course of study in chemistry, microscopy and fermentation with the idea of gaining a technical
knowledge of thebrewing business, and was there graduated in April, 1896. Returning home after receiving his diploma,
Mr. Haehnlebecame assistant manager of the Haehnle Brewery, established by his father, and filled the position
so ably and efficiently that in 1901 he was made general manager of the business. In this capacity Mr. Haehnle has
been eminently successful, the plant under his supervision maintaining the excellent reputation established by his father
for its clean, pure products. At the present time, in 1914, the Haehnle Brewing Company manufactures and sells 20,000
barrels of beer, and 6,000 tons of ice, annually. In 1911 Mr. Haehnle founded and established what is known as the HaehnleBottling
Company, which is an entirely separate corporation, although in reality it is a subsidiary corporation of theHaehnle Brewing Company,
and is its largest stockholder, and its president. The Haehnle Brewing Company is capitalized at $75,000,
while the Haehnle Bottling Company has a capital of $15,000.
Mr. Haehnle married, May 9, 1901,
Miss Nellie Meyfarth, of Jackson, and they have one child, Phyllis AverillHaehnle, born April 11, 1906. Fraternally Mr. Haehnle is
a member of Jackson Lodge No. 17, Ancient Free and Accepted Order of Masons; of Jackson Chapter No. 3, Royal Arch Masons;
of Jackson Commandery No. 9, Knights Templar; and of Jackson Lodge No. 113, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. He also
belongs to the Michigan Center Country Club.
History of Michigan, Volume 3 By Charles Moore, page 1246.