John Lemp: The Beer Baron of Boise: Millionaire Brewer of Frontier Idaho (Paperback)
Although he arrived in America penniless, John Lemp became the most successful brewer in the history of Idaho. As befits a business leader of the Gem state, he cut a multitude of other facets into his personal and professional identity. As an early Idaho businessmen, his story gives insights into the early development of the state and, particularly, of Boise. This biography could be interpreted as fitting into the literature of various individual businessmen in the West.
Herman Wiley Ronnenberg, Ph.D. author of Pioneer Mother on the River of No Return, The Life of Isabella Kelly Benedict Robie; The Politics of Assimilation; Beer and Brewing in the Inland Northwest; John Lemp: The Beer Baron of Boise; Disciples of Gambrinus Volume I, Twenty-Five Unfortunate Lives; Disciples of Gambrinus Volume II, Capitalists and Town Fathers; Material Culture of Breweries.