1960s

1963: Renamed the organization the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association

Offices:

  • 1964: Capital Park Hotel – Lansing
  • 1967: 534 Walnut Street – Lansing

Presidents:

  • Ken Barnes (1960-1961)
  • John Ney (1961-1962)
  • Jay Stafford (1962-1963)
  • Derwood L. Root (1963-1964)
  • Lester Bernth (1964-1965)
  • Gerald Scholnherr (1965-1965) died shortly after taking office
  • Leo Wilson (1965-1966)
  • Dean Wilkinson (1966-1967)
  • Roy LeGault (1967-1968)
  • Gerald Peterson (1968-1970)

Issues:

  • Liquor Liability Laws (held licensees accountable if they only served someone one drink and they later became intoxicated at another establishment)
  • Driver’s License Photo Law
  • Repealed law prohibiting sale of alcohol on election days