Booker Noe, Sixth Generation Jim Beam Distiller, Dies

Published: 03/29/2004

BARDSTOWN, Ky. - Frederick Booker Noe II, 74, master distiller emeritus of Jim Beam, died on Feb. 24 at his home here. A grandson of Jim Beam, Noe was the sixth generation of the Beam family to make bourbon. He worked at Jim Beam distilleries for almost half a century.