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Andrew MacElhone; Owner of Harry's Bar in Paris

September 21, 1996

Andrew MacElhone, 73, longtime owner of the Harry's New York Bar in Paris. MacElhone's father, Harry, opened the bar, catered to Ernest Hemingway and supposedly mixed the first Bloody Mary. The son began working at the bar in 1939 and was the owner-manager from 1958 to 1989. Cocktails invented at Harry's Bar include the French 75 (named for a World War I artillery piece) in 1915, the Bloody Mary in 1919 and the Side Car in 1931. On Monday in Paris of a heart attack.

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