Former Albemarle Billionaire Landowner Dies

Former Albemarle Billionaire Landowner Dies


A billionaire businessman who has owned property in Albemarle County has died. Edgar Bronfmann, Sr. passed away at age 84. Bronfmann and his family once owned Seagram’s liquor. He also owned farm property in Free Union and a slaughterhouse in Madison County. Bronfmann served for several years as president of the World Jewish Congress.


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