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

LC control no.n 85185634
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Personal name headingSchiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920
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Variant(s)Schiff, Jacob Henry, 1847-1920
שיף, יעקב ה. (יעקב הנרי), 1847-1920
Shiff, I︠A︡kov
Шифф, Яков
Birth date1847
Death date1920-09-25
AffiliationCentral Trust Co.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Wells, Fargo & Company
Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Semitic Museum
Harvard University
Profession or occupationBankers
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Found inNUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Morgenthau, H. Papers, 1795-1941 (Jacob H. Schiff)
LC data base, 11-4-86 (hdg.: Schiff, Jacob Henry, 1847-1920; usage: Jacob H. Schiff)
WwWA, 1897-1942 (Schiff, Jacob Henry; banker; m. Theresa Loeb; firm memb., Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; dir., Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., Wells Fargo; pres., Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; f. Jewish Theol. Sem.; Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.)
Braĭan Gorovit︠s︡. Evreĭskie intellektualy Rossiĭskoĭ Imperii, 2017: p.325 (I︠A︡kov Shiff)
The last ships from Hamburg, 2023: CIP galley (Jacob Schiff, managing partner of the investment bank Kuhn, Loeb & Co., used his immense wealth to encourage and to help Jews to leave Russia; born in the Jewish ghetto of Frankfurt in 1847; attended school until fifteen; studied Torah, the German language, and mathematics; He then worked as an apprentice broker; arrived in New York City on August 6, 1865; first worked for the brokerage firm Frank & Gans, in 1867 started his own brokerage house; naturalized American; returned to Germany to work for the Hamburg branch of the London & Hanseatic Bank; returned to the United States; began working for Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; died September 25, 1920)
Associated languageeng ger