In the history of commercial development in Kansas City, Sieg Harzfeld deserves mention, nor is his reputation in this connection of a local nature. On the contrary his name is widely known in the great trade centers of the country and extensive and important business concerns owe their success in large measure to his capable management and sound business sagacity. Mr. Harzfeld is a native of Buffalo, New York, and a son of Colonel Albert Harzfeld, who volunteered for service in the Civil war and won the rank of colonel ere the cessation of hostilities. Both he and his wife were natives of Germany but crossed the Atlantic to the United States in early life.
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Throughout. his business career Mr. Harzfeld of this review has devoted his attention to merchandising and to the manufacture of ladies’ ready-to-wear clothing. He is interested in a chain of stores which are represented in New York, Detroit, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago, and of the corporation which owns and controls these mammoth commercial interests he is the vice president and one of the directors.
Mr. Harzfeld is likewise well known as a representative of various local societies, civic organizations and social clubs. Moreover, he belongs to the Chamber of Commerce and was a delegate to Washington as representative of that body and the National Dry Goods Association during the period of the World war. Reared on this side of the Atlantic, Sieg Harzfeld has ever maintained the utmost allegiance to the land of his birth, strongly endorsing and supporting the principles upon which the republic is founded.