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Leo Van Munching Jr., 89, Built Heineken Empire

Leo Van Munching Jr., whose stewardship of the importing company started by his father made the Dutch-brewed beer Heineken and its low-calorie sibling, Amstel Light, familiar brand names in the United States, died on Sunday at his home in Darien, Conn. He was 89. Heineken, which was first brewed in the 19th century, was the first European beer to be shipped to this country after the end of Prohibition.

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