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Encyclopedia > Ernest Gallo
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In 1972 Time magazine did a cover story on Ernest (left) and Julio Gallo
In 1972 Time magazine did a cover story on Ernest (left) and Julio Gallo

Ernest Gallo (March 18, 1909March 6, 2007) was the co-founder of the E & J Gallo Winery, which recently changed its name to Gallo Family Vineyards. He was ranked 297th on the 2006 Forbes 400 list of billionaires. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikinews has news related to: Obituaries The following is a list of notable deaths in 2007. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Time magazine covers from May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... The E & J Gallo Winery was founded in 1933 by Ernest Gallo (March 18, 1909) and Julio Gallo (March 21, 1910 – May 2, 1993 as E. & J. Gallo Winery. ... The Forbes 400 or 400 Richest Americans (est. ...


After the death of his parents, Ernest and brother Julio (1910–1993), along with their wives Amelia (1910–1993) and Aileen (1913–1999), raised their 13-year old little brother Joseph (1919–2007). In 1986, the brothers sued Joseph for using the Gallo name on his cheese labels. The brothers won and their relationship with Joseph was forever strained.


Ernest Gallo was married for 62 years to Amelia Franzia Gallo. When his beloved wife Amelia died December 22, 1993, Ernest released the following statement - "Amelia was a great wife, mother and grandmother, and a truly great lady. While her loss is very, very difficult for me, I feel fortunate and thankful I have had her for 62 memorable years." The couple had two sons - David, who died in 1997, and Joseph. December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


His younger brother, Joseph Gallo, died on February 17, 2007 at age 87. Weeks later, on March 6, 2007, Ernest Gallo died at his home in Modesto, California. He was 12 days short of his 98th birthday. February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County in the U.S. state of California. ...


External links

  • Gallo Family Vineyards
  • NNDB Profile

 
 

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