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Robert J. Footlick

Robert J. Footlick

Robert J. Footlick, who was president of Bond Distributing Co. and a nationally recognized leader in the beer industry, died of cancer June 15 at his Pikesville home. He was 75. The son of Bernard Footlick, a pharmacist, and Rae Footlick, a homemaker, Robert Jay Footlick was born in Mansfield, Ohio, and raised in Wooster, Ohio, where he graduated from Wooster High School. After earning a bachelor's degree in 1961 from Tulane University, he worked for an uncle for a year before enrolling at the University of Maryland School of Law. He left after a year and transferred to George Washington University Law School, where he majored in labor relations and earned his law degree in 1965. ...