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Adolph Abeles

Birthplace: Becov, Bohemia
Death: Died in St Louis, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Amelia Abeles
Brother of Nathan Abeles

Occupation: Merchant, MO State Legislator
Managed by: James J Blum
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About Adolph Abeles

Mentioned in Zion In The Valley, The Jewish Community of St. Louis, by Walter Ehrlich, Volume 1, page 138. Adolph Abeles and Charles Taussig established a store in about 1835 at the corner of Park and Carondelet streets. Later, this store was bought out by Isidor Bush, Taussig's Brother-in-Law, and they ran it for many years, page 152.

In 1855 Adolph Abeles was the first Jew to be elected to the Missouri State legislature. He was killed in a train wreck before he could serve. Ehrlich, note on page 156.

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Adolph Abeles's Timeline

April 3, 1817
Becov, Bohemia
November 1, 1855
Age 38
St Louis, Missouri, United States