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Adolph Abeles

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Becov, Bohemia
Death: November 1, 1855 (38)
Gasconade County, Missouri, United States (train wreck )
Place of Burial: 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 the November 1, 1855 Gasconade Bridge train wreck before he could serve. Ehrlich, note on page 156.

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