Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1847-01-10
Death 1920-09-25
Gender:
Male
Americans
German, English, Hebrew

Biographical notes:

Banker; m. Theresa Loeb; member of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; director of Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and Wells Fargo; president of Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; founded Jewish Theological Seminary and Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.).

From the description of Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 436305005

Jewish-American banker and philanthropist.

From the description of Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47966205

From the description of Personal and business correspondence; documents and translations of Schiff; and second draft of Cyrus Adler's manuscript entitled "Jacob Henry Schiff, 1847-1920."; ca. 1847-1930 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 43714813

Epithet: American financier

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0002a6

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Subjects:

  • Jews
  • Railroads
  • Philanthropists
  • Business education
  • Jewish capitalists and financiers
  • Zionism
  • Holidays
  • Jewish families

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)