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Ernest Gallo

Ernest Gallo Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1909
Place of Birth California
Death day March 6, 2007 (97 years old)
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Ernest Gallo

Ernest J. Gallo is an American businessman and philanthropist. Gallo co-founded the E&J Gallo Distillery in Modesto, California.

Born March 18, 1909, Jackson, California
Died March 6, 2007, Modesto, California
Nationality American
Occupation vintner, philanthropist
Known for E & J Gallo Winery
Spouse(s) Amelia Franzia Gallo
Parents Giuseppe "Joseph" Gallo (father), Assunta Bianco "Susie" Gallo (mother)
Relatives Julio Gallo (1910–1993) (brother), Joseph Edward Gallo (1919–2007) (brother), Joseph Ernest Gallo (son), David Gallo (son)

About Ernest Gallo

The co-founder of E&J Gallo Winery.

Ernest Gallo before fame

He borrowed nearly $6000 to found his winery with his brother in 1933.

Achievement of Ernest Gallo

He was named within the top 300 on Forbes 400 billionaires list in 2006.

Ernest Gallo family life

He had a 60-year marriage to Amelia Franzia that produced two sons, David and Joseph.

Associations of Ernest Gallo

He and Bill Gates were both on Forbes 400 Billionaires list in 2006.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Ernest Gallo

  • Wine merchants
  • Buried in California

Latest information about Ernest Gallo updated on June 14 2021.