Alfred Steele
American businessman
Alfred Steele
Alfred Nu Steele was a U.S. soft drink businessman. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1923, where he played football, and became an ad executive. He first worked for the Coca-Cola Company, as vice president of marketing. He later became the CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company in 1949. Under his management, sales tripled between 1955–1957. He reduced the sugar content of the sodas and introduced Pepsi products to third world countries.
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Woman Assaulted by Bike Riding Thieves - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Alfred Steele, 61, of Fredericksburg was arrested for public intoxication. Anthony Turner, 46, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Interested in a follow-up to this article? Great, we'll send you an email as soon as a
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Retro, reusable soda bottles Valpo man's mission for environment - nwitimes.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... past have included Bill Cosby, singer-former Miss America runner-up Anita Bryant and young starlet Bette Davis, whose acting arch-rival Joan Crawford became a spokeswoman for its competing soft drink after she married Pepsi-Cola CEO Alfred Steele
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NEW JERSEY; A Superintendent Under Pressure
NYTimes - over 9 years
When politicians and competing ethnic groups fight for power in a big-city school system, the schools suffer unfortunate consequences. That is especially true in a faction-torn city like Paterson, N.J., where a Hispanic mayor and his political allies have struggled for influence in a school system where an African-American holds the top job.
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Paid Notice: Deaths HUGHES, ALFRED STEELE
NYTimes - about 15 years
HUGHES-Alfred Steele. On December 9, 2001. Retired Greater New York YMCA employee whose career with the organization spanned 65 years. Steele served for five decades as the Administrative Secretary of the Flatbush YMCA Church League andfor over 40 years as the Brooklyn Board Secretary of the International Association of Approved Basketball
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The Leader of the Band Is Still Going Strong
NYTimes - almost 17 years
AT 82, Skitch Henderson is still auditioning. ''I'm constantly gathering myself to see if I fit,'' he said in an interview at his home in a converted 1836-built barn on a spruce-studded 200-acre farm property in New Milford where he and his wife, Ruth, have lived since 1972. ''You learn to compete or get out. You can't hide.'' Nor has a lifetime of
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ELECTION '97; Then There Were 80: Assembly Race Results
NYTimes - over 19 years
In the 80 Assembly contests, the Democrats picked up one seat, for a total of 31. The Republicans still hold a decisive edge, with 49 seats. Here are the winners, as reported by the Associated Press. DISTRICT 1 -- The two Republican incumbents, John C. Gibson and Nicholas Asselta, were re-elected. DISTRICT 2 -- The two Republican incumbents,
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THE 1997 ELECTIONS: RESULTS; The Races for the New Jersey Assebly
NYTimes - over 19 years
x - Winner (i) - Incumbent District 1 - Reporting: 100% x-John Gibson, R (i) 32,589 - 28% x-Nicholas Asselta, R (i) 31,601 - 28% Jeff VanDrew, D 30,056 - 26% Rob O'Donnell, D 17,545 - 15% Rosemary Garrison, NJC 1,321 - 1% Marie Pellecchia, NJC 1,311 - 1% District 2 - Reporting: 100% x-Kenneth LeFevre, R (i) 32,452 - 32% x-Frank Blee, R (i) 31,806 -
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Some Races Matter More Than Others
NYTimes - over 19 years
DEMOCRATS in the Legislature are still trying to make a comeback from 1991, when voters made them pay for their unhappiness with Gov. Jim Florio's $2.8 billion in tax increases. This year a few races are considered vital if the Democrats are to have any chance of regaining the majority in the Statehouse. There is a slim chance Republicans may lose
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Palmer, With 'Army' Ready, to Play in Seniors' Golf Tournament
NYTimes - over 19 years
FOR the last 10 years, organizers of the Northville Long Island Classic have brought some of the biggest names in golf to the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho. But the one man most synonymous with the game had always eluded them, until now. Long before there was a Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer ruled the golfing jungle, and his decision to compete in the
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NEW JERSEY DAILY BRIEFING; Results of Primaries For the Assembly
NYTimes - over 21 years
In Assembly races yesterday, incumbents easily outdistanced challengers except in the Democratic primary in the 28th District. In the 22d District, a write-in effort by the Democratic Party derailed the candidacy of Holocaust revisionist, John L. Kucek. Some final results were not available at press time. (i) Incumbent + Winner STATE ASSEMBLY
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Varied Methods for One Goal: Getting Out the Vote
NYTimes - over 23 years
Politicians call it, simply, G.O.T.V. It means Get Out the Vote -- every last vote, for candidates from president to council members. For people who think about politics all year round, that means enticing others to think about it at election time, hiring street workers to exhort voters with telephone calls and visits to their front doors. But what
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MUSICAL: 'JOAN CRAWFORD,' ONE MAN'S IMPRESSION
NYTimes - about 36 years
THERE'S no real reason a male actor should not play Joan Crawford; there's no real reason he should, either. "An Evening with Joan Crawford," a ramshackle musical at the Orpheum, is a kind of vanity production for its star, Lee Sparks. He is an accomplished female impersonator, and the show drapes itself around his shoulders. There is no more to it
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alfred Steele
    FIFTIES
  • 1959
    Age 57
    He worked for Pepsi until his death from a heart attack in April 1959.
    More Details Hide Details He was the 4th and last husband of actress Joan Crawford (married May 10, 1955 in Las Vegas). Herbert L. Barnet, Steele's handpicked successor as chairman and CEO, appointed her to the Board of Directors. In Joan Crawford's later career, product placement for Pepsi can be seen in several films, including Strait-Jacket (1964) and Berserk! (1967) Crawford would remain on the Board of Directors of Pepsi-Cola Company until her forced retirement in 1973. The two had their ashes interred in a crypt together upon Crawford's death in 1977. They are interred in Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York. His crypt marker incorrectly lists his middle initial as "M" for no explained reason.
  • 1955
    Age 53
    Under his management, sales tripled between 1955–1957.
    More Details Hide Details He reduced the sugar content of the sodas and introduced Pepsi products to third world countries.
  • FORTIES
  • 1949
    Age 47
    He later became the CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company in 1949.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1923
    Age 21
    He graduated from Northwestern University in 1923, where he played football, and became an ad executive.
    More Details Hide Details He first worked for the Coca-Cola Company, as vice president of marketing.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1901
    Born
    Born in 1901.
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