Location: Hungary

Biographical Sketch of Louis Black

Black, Louis; treas. The Bailey Co.; born, Hungary, Dec. 24, 1844; treas. The Bailey Co; private Co. A, 150 Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the hundred-day service, 1864; director Central National Bank, Superior Savings & Trust Co., Acme Foundry Co., Mutual Building & Investment Co.; vice pres. Tuscaloosa Cotton Co.; pres. Bailey Realty Co.; was the first director of fire under the federal plan under Mayor Rose; member of City Council, 1881-1883; colonel 2nd Regiment, Knights of Pythias, 1885-1890. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Biographical Sketch of Gabriel Kanner

Kanner, Gabriel; life insurance; born, Hungary, Oct. 18, 1858; son of Alexander and Edith Kanner; married, New York City, Nov. 22, 1880, Nettie Price; four children; general agt. of Canada Life Association Co.; trustee of Aushe Emeth Congregation, and Moses Montiforce Hebrew School; member Hungarian Benevolent Society of New York, K. of P., and I. O. B....

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Biographical Sketch of Maurice Weidenthal

Weidenthal, Maurice; editor Jewish Independent; born, Hungary, Oct. 3, 1856; came to Cleveland as a boy, attending Rockwell Street school; married, Cleveland, Feb. 14, 1883, Lida Brandes; correspondent New York Dramatic News; reporter and critic Cleveland Herald; city editor Cleveland Plain Dealer; reporter and critic Cleveland World (News); city editor Cleveland Recorder; reporter, dramatic and editorial writer Cleveland Press; made politics a specialty, “covering” many national and state conventions for Cleveland Press and Scripps-McRae league of newspaper; accompanied late Senator Hanna on national campaign tours; founded Jewish Independent March 1906, being president of the publishing company; member Independent Order B’nai B’rith, Knights of Joseph, Sons of...

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Biographical Sketch of David Sunshine

Sunshine, David; merchant and mfr.; born, Hungary, June 4, 1871; son of Mark and Sarah Rosenbluth Sunshine; educated in schools of Hungary; came to this country in 1891; was hardware merchant in Hungary; for first three years in this country, was retail salesman; then traveling salesman for furnishing house; later with Sunshine, Kohn & Kaufman; 1899, present corporation of the Sunshine Cloak & Suit Co., organized, of which he is vice pres.; pres. the Strauss Bros. Co. and the Progress Cloak Co.; member K. of P., I. O. O....

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Prince

Prince, Joseph; cloak manufacturer; born, Hungary, 1862; son of Leopold and Rosalie Reiff Prince; educated, Academy of Budapest, Hungary; married, Chicago, June 16, 1907, Mrs. Nellye Kauffman; one son, Joseph Prince, Jr., born April 6, 1908; came to this country in 1888; come to Cleveland, and started as salesman on the road in 1889; started in business in New York, 1898; firm name same as present, Prince-Wolf Co.; moved entire plant to Cleveland in 1900; known for making the highest grade of merchandise (ladies cloaks and suits); pres. and treas. The Prince-Wolf Co.; member Chamber of Commerce, Wholesale Board; member Excelsior Club; honorable business career; never in any difficulties, financial or...

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Biographical Sketch of Mathew Reitz

Reitz, Mathew; tailor; born, Hungary, Feb. 23, 1878; married, Cleveland, Oct. 9, 1907, Mamie Keal, one child; started in business eleven years ago with practically no capital; business grew, and in two years became associated with Phil. Langguth, as firm of Reitz & Langguth; firm was dissolved last July; since then he has incorporated The Reitz Tailoring Co.; pres. of the firm, and W. S. Raeder, sec’y and treas.; in new location, 2995 W. 25th St., but a short time, but the business is...

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Biographical Sketch of John M. Petro

Petro, John M.; born, Hungary, 1877; educated in Parochial schools, Cleveland; married, Cleveland, 1898, Mary Melleza; six children, three boys and three girls; started as mechanical pattern maker’s apprentice in 1890, working for several years on outdoor work on account of poor health; 1897, started as apprentice plumber, for his brother, J. J. Petro; bought his business in 1910; does high class of work and has good trade, built up by honest methods and good work; well-known among Hungarians of the city, as parents were pioneers from Hungary; in 1894, organized St. Stephen’s Young Men’s Society, sec’y and treas. of same; member Lincoln Tent of Maccabees; also member Gilmour Court, Catholic Order of...

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Biographical Sketch of Theodore Kundtz

Kundtz, Theodore; manufacturer; born, Unter-Metzenseifen, Hungary, July 1, 1852; son of Joseph and Theresia (Kesselbauer) Kundtz; public school education; married, Cleveland, 1884, Marie Ballash; five sons, four daughters; mfg. of church, school and sewing-machine furniture, automobile wheels and bodies, and furniture hardware, beginning from the log, employing about 2200 people; inventor of several processes in aid of manufacture; knighted by Emperor Francis Joseph I., with the Franz-Josef’s Order, 1903; director United Savings & Trust Co., and Forest City Savings and Trust Co.; member of several benevolent and mutual societies. Favorite recreation:...

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