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1940

1940

Rosario Liberto passes away. He paid all his debts before he died. In the process, he created a fine reputation for himself as being a man of his word.
1950’s

1950’s

Frank G. Liberto continues to assist his father, Enrico, while attending college at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. He is commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army’s Field Artillery while attending college and he received a degree in...
1956

1956

Business moves to 113 West Military Plaza, San Antonio, TX, selling popcorn, peanuts, cotton candy, and sno-cones.

1956

Frank spends six months on active duty at Fort Sill, OK, however, his military career is shortened. He returns to assist in the business when his father becomes blind. (He completes 12 years in the active reserve as a Captain.)

1960

Frank becomes President of Liberto Specialty Co. He establishes Dine-A-Mite Foods, a chain of snack bars and concessions operating in malls, shopping centers and discount stores. First concession stand opens in North Star Mall which is the third enclosed mall in North...
1968

1968

Twenty days before the World’s Fair held at Hemisfair in San Antonio, TX, a four alarm fire destroys the Liberto Specialty building at 113 West Military Plaza. The building is restored and business continues at that location for another two years.

1970

Liberto business headquarters is moved to 830 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX. Liberto distribution located on S. Staples St. in Corpus Christi, TX.

1973

Liberto purchases Corpus Christi Concessions. The offices moved to 514 Powers St. across from the Corpus Christi courthouse.