August Busch IV
-- scion of the Anheuser Busch dynasty
and former CEO of that company -- has agreed to pay $1.75 million to the family of Adrienne Martin
, his girlfriend who OD'ed at his Huntleigh mansion back in December 2010.
Most of the money ($1.35 million of it) will go to directly to Martin's young son, Blake
. In addition, Martin's father, George "Larry" Eby
, will receive $200,000 that he'll reportedly put into an annuity for the kid. Christine Trampler
, Martin's mother, will receive $200,000. But with all due respect to a grieving mother, what good will that
That's a genuine question; we don't understand it.
First, if she wants to teach August IV a lesson, $200k represents but a drop in the beer vat of his personal fortune.
Secondly, it won't bring her daughter back. It's probably not healthy to try to buy your way out of mourning.
Of course, if she uses to help raise her grandson, then we could understand it. Daily RFT
is not familiar with the family's financial situation, but the kid's father, Kevin Martin, is
h/t Biz Journal
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