John Garland Bowes, an avid art collector and Bay Area entrepreneur who took three different companies and turned each of them into a success story, died of a heart attack in his San Francisco home on Wednesday. into the largest privately owned toy company in the United States. Bowes' help, Kransco acquired Wham-O, responsible for popularizing such toys as the Frisbee, Slip'N Slide and hula hoop.
Bowes, partnered with his longtime friend John Rosekrans, spent 30 years building Kransco Group Cos.
Seven years later, he sold the company for million. Bowes bought Camelbak when it was making hands-free hydration systems for mountain bike enthusiasts with sales of million.
But in the latter year, the assembly broadened its definition of a colored person to someone with one-sixteenth or more "negro blood.", or a way of organizing society in which whites used the law, social customs, and sometimes violence to maintain power over other racial groups.
In time, some whites came to believe that their power was threatened by immigration and, especially, racial mixing.
In 2003, he sold it for 5 million after growing the company to more than million in sales.
"He was, I think, one of the unsung heroes of business," said Bob Gardner, president of Maiden Lane, a San Francisco advertising agency formerly known as Gardner Communications, which worked closely with Mr. "I think he was extremely astute on the financial side, so much so that I always thought that he should have been on the cover of Fortune.
In 1662, the General Assembly articulated the key concept that a child followed the condition of the mother no matter the status of the father, both providing incentive for slaveholders to increase their slave property by impregnating enslaved women and also contributing to the concept that whiteness would be defined by the absence of blackness.