San Francisco Jewish Pioneers

Samuel Lachman & Sons: Leading Jewish Winemakers/Merchants of the Pioneer American West

Samuel Lachman & Sons Values Codes I – E – L   “If it had not been for Samuel Lachman and his keen foresight, it might have been many years before the excellent wines of California received the recognition they now have throughout the world.” — Rabbi

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Gabriel M. Kutz: Pioneer Jewish Manufacturer of Shoes in San Francisco

Gabriel M. Kutz Values Codes I – E – L   Gabriel M. Kutz was born in Bavaria in 1840.   Along the way When Gabriel M. Kutz came to the United States, he was first attracted to Idaho, where he engaged in merchandising. A few years later

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Harry Isaacs: Pioneer Jewish Freighter & Saloon Keeper in Early of San Francisco

Harry Isaacs Values Codes I – H – E   Harry Isaacs was born in London in 1816. He was educated in London, where his father, Israel Isaacs, was a wholesale butcher and “Butcher to the King.” Isaacs was both the Dispenser of Alms for the Montefiores

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Herman Heyneman: Pioneer Jewish Tobacco Merchant of San Francisco

Herman Heyneman Value Codes I – E – L – P   “That he was a kind, intelligent parent, a devoted husband, a true friend, a good neighbor, and an honest citizen is acknowledged by all who knew him intimately.” –Rabbi Martin Meyer, 1916   Herman Heyneman

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August Helbing: Jewish Pioneer Founder of the Eureka Benevolent Society of San Francisco

August Helbing Value Codes  I – H – E – L – P   “The present excellent condition of many eleemosynary Jewish institutions in San Francisco is due to an appreciable degree to the precept and example furnished through the noble and useful life of August Helbing.

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Isaac Hecht: Jewish Pioneer Partner of Buckingham & Hecht Shoe Co. of San Francisco

Isaac Hecht Value Codes I – H – E – L – P   Isaac Hecht was born in Hamstadt, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany, in 1832. At the age of 16, along with his parents, brothers and sisters, he immigrated by way of London to New

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