Feb 10, 1900, New York Times: August HORRMANN, President of Rubsam & Horrmann Brewery, Stapleton, Staten Island, died at 588 W. 149th St. in NY County, at the private sanatarium of Dr. Max WILCKE. Wife = invalid. Son, William took him for treatment for melacholia. Two daughters ill in Germany.
Daughter Mrs. Adlolph J BADENAHUSEN lived in Stapleton.
HORRMANN was born in Germany in 1835. Emigrated to NY circa 1855. Founded brewery with Joseph RUBSAM in 1870.
Other success of note: President of brwery 10 yrs, President of Staten Island Savings Bank, Trustee of Town of Edgewater prior to 1898 formation of Greater NYC, Past Master of Klopstock Lodge, No. F and A.M.; honorary member of Staten Island Quartet, Arion Society, etc. He owned 2/3 pf the breweries stock. Survived by 4 daughters and 2 sons
(both employed at brewery).
Piels bought out the brewery in the 1950s, and closed it in the 1960s.