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This is truly a heartwarming story. Sidney Frank, a Brown University dropout in the late 1930s, made a huge donation to the college a few years ago to fund full undergraduate scholarships, which is being realized through students in incoming classes today. Through his trade, Mr. Frank made the lives of millions of people better through Jagermeister and Grey Goose vodka and today he is touching a few more lives through these generous scholarships.

From CNN:

Eventually he got into the liquor business, started the Sidney Frank Importing Co. and marketed Jagermeister and Grey Goose vodka in the United States. He took up Jagermeister in the 1970s, sending attractive young women to bars to persuade patrons to try the drink and coming up with the Jagermeister tap machine.

He created Grey Goose, had it distilled in France and brought it into the United States through importers. In 2004, he sold Grey Goose for $2.2 billion, said Halstead, 61, of Seattle, Washington.

RIP Mr. Frank, you will be remember posthumously as a baller of the highest order.

Addendum: Any Dartmouth liquor magnets who want to come out the woodwork and provide any of three Dartblog writers with law school scholarships will be much appreciated.


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