Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924

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In his early years, Julius Kahn was an actor who toured the country with Joseph Jefferson's troupe, as well as others. Later, Kahn became a lawyer, and represented California for more than twenty years in the House of Representatives as Republican Congressman. After Kahn died in office in December 1924, his wife Florence ran for his seat and won, becoming the first Jewish woman to serve as a Representative.

From the description of Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 1888. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682474

From the guide to the Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 1888, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Kahn was U.S. Representative from Calif. 4th District, 1899-1903, 1905-1924. Burnett was a civil attorney.

From the description of Julius Kahn letter : Washington, D.C., to W.C. Burnett in San Francisco, Calif. : TLS, 1905 Dec. 2. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122498989

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kahn, Florence P. Florence Prag Kahn and Julius Kahn family papers, 1852-1948. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
creatorOf Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 1888 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers, 1861-1921 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Western Jewish History Center. Western Jewish History Center Zionism in the San Francisco Bay Area collection, 1899-2005. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
referencedIn Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948. Francis B. Loomis papers, 1897-1939. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924. Julius Kahn letter : Washington, D.C., to J.W. Raphael, San Francisco, Calif., 1918 May 24. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Flint, Frank P. (Frank Putnam), b. 1862. Letters from California congressmen concerning the passage of the Telepost bill, [1909-1910]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Reinold, Bernard. Bernard A. Reinold papers, 1893-1924. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Harry H. Bandholtz Papers (Microform), ca. 1890-ca. 1937, 1899-1925 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection Bancroft Library
referencedIn Francis Valentine Keesling Papers, 1906-1957 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Keesling, Francis Valentine, b. 1877. Francis V. Keesling papers, 1906-1957. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kahn, Florence P. Florence Prag Kahn and Julius Kahn family papers, 1852-1948. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
creatorOf Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924. Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 1888. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf O'Brien, Joseph J. Joseph J. O'Brien papers : ms., and printed, 1911. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Hench, Philip S., 1896-1965. Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, 1806-1995, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
creatorOf Stratton, Frederick Smith, 1859-1915. Frederick Smith Stratton papers, circa 1886-1917. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn William Frederic Badè papers, 1871-1936 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Francis B. (Francis Butler) Loomis Papers : microfilm, 1897-1939 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. Library of Congress
referencedIn Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948. Francis B. Loomis papers, 1897-1939. [microform]. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924. Julius Kahn letter : Washington, D.C., to W.C. Burnett in San Francisco, Calif. : TLS, 1905 Dec. 2. California Historical Society
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Bernard A. Reinold papers, 1893-1924 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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correspondedWith Badè, William Frederic, 1871-1936 person
associatedWith Bandholtz, Harry Hill, 1864-1925 person
associatedWith Burnett, W. C. (Wellington Cleveland), 1830?-1907. person
associatedWith Bush, Peter. person
associatedWith Bush, Peter, 1817-1903. person
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Francis Valentine Keesling person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905. person
associatedWith Kahn, Florence P. person
associatedWith Kahn, Florence P. person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Keesling, Francis Valentine, b. 1877. person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948. person
correspondedWith Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. person
associatedWith O'Brien, Joseph J. person
associatedWith Raphael, J. W. person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith Reinold, Bernard person
associatedWith Reinold, Bernard. person
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Spaulding, Mr. (Oliver Lyman), 1833-1922 person
associatedWith Stratton, Frederick Smith, 1859-1915. person
associatedWith Treat, George. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Pensions. corporateBody
correspondedWith Western Jewish History Center. corporateBody
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Production and direction--United States
United States
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Theater
Legislators--Correspondence
Theater--Production and direction--United States
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Birth 1861-02-28

Death 1924-12-18

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