Biographical Sketch of Henry F. Klein
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Klein, Henry F.; merchant; born, Cleveland, June 2, 1857; son of Falk and Fanny Hays Klein; educated, public schools; married, first time, Dec. 26, 1889, Minnie Kronthal, Sandusky; issue, Miriam B. Klein, born Sept. 2, 1892; married, second time, Hattie Zuchman, St. Paul, Minn.; issue, one son, Richard H. Klein; succeeded the firm of Hays Bros. in 1885, jobbers of men’s furnishing goods; now the firm of Klein, Lichtendstader & Co.; from 1885 to 1890, member of the firm of Klein & Lehman; 1887 to 1890, member of the firm of Klein, Marks & Co.; in 1890, formed partnership of Klein, Lichtendstader & Co.; pres. Jewish Infant Orphans Home; director Mt. Siani Hospital, and Free Loan Ass’n; pres. Ladies’ Society, Jewish Infant Orphans Home; director Hebrew Relief Ass’n; director Commercial Travelers’ Life & Accident Ass’n; director Cleveland Commercial Travelers’ Hospital Fund; was pres. of The Commercial Travelers’ Life & Accident Ass’n; in 1907-1908, chairman Library Board of The Commercial Travelers’ Life & Accident Ass’n; 1906-1909, former Senior Counselor United Commercial Travelers; member Excelsior Club.