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Joseph Naphtaly: Pioneer Jewish San Francisco Lawyer and Public Servant of California

Joseph Naphtaly Values Codes I – H – E – L – P   Joseph Naphtaly was born in Prussia in 1842. His early education was in the Gymnasium of Berlin.   San Francisco In 1855, at the age of 13, Joseph Naphtaly came to San Francisco, where

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Daniel & Jonas Meyer: Early Pioneer Jewish Bankers of San Francisco

Daniel Meyer Values Codes I – H – E – L – P   Daniel Meyer was born in Sulzburg, Baveria, in 1824. He was trained there in the business of banking. He arrived in New York City in 1842. Nine years later, in 1851, he came

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Jennie Rosenthal Ehrman: Pianist, Teacher, & Music Critic of San Francisco

Jennie Rosenthal Ehrman Values Codes I – H – E – L   Jennie Rosenthal was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1857 to German-Jewish immigrant parents, Samson Rosenthal and Jennie Hess. At an early age, she took an interest in music and the liberal arts. Jennie Rosenthal moved to

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Isaac & Mary Ann Cohen Magnin: Early Jewish Pioneer Fashion Leaders of California

Isaac & Mary Ann Cohen Magnin Values Codes I – E – L   Isaac Magnin was born in Groningen or Assen, the Netherlands, in 1842. He was brought to America at the age of 8.   Along the way Though mostly self-educated, Isaac Magnin became a linguist

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Phillip N. Lilienthal: Jewish Pioneer Banker and Philanthropist, San Francisco

Phillip N. Lilienthal Values Codes I – H – E – L – P   Phillip  Lilienthal was born in New York City in 1850, the son of Dr. Max Lilienthal, a leading rabbi of Reform Judaism. Phillip was educated in Cincinnati, Ohio until the age of

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Simon Koshland: Pioneer Jewish Wool Merchant of San Francisco

Simon Koshland Values Codes I – E – L – P   Simon Koshland was born in Ichenhausen, Baveria, in 1825. Simon Koshland came to America at an early age with an older brother, traveling West by way of the Isthmus of Panama. “Ardent both in religious

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