Edward Sidney Rothchild

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Edward Sidney Rothchild

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Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in New York, New York, United States
Cause of death: Struck by taxi
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Rothchild and Sarah Rothchild
Husband of Stella Birdie Rothchild
Father of Lewis Howard Rothchild
Brother of Joseph M. Rothchild; Harriet (Heddie) Rau; Theresa Rothchild; Maurice Algernon Rothchild and Frederic H Rothchild

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About Edward Sidney Rothchild

In 1890, Edward was a wholesale liquor dealer living in Portland (passport application). At the time of the 1910 census, Edward, Stella, and son Lewis were living at 2108 Jackson Street in San Francisco. He was a 1/3 owner of Hoffman, Rothchild & Co, wholesale clothiers, and owned the Bulletin Building and property at the corner of Geary and Grant.

In 1914, he became President of Public National Bank in NY. In 1920, Edward was living at 820 5th Ave, NYC (built in 1916 with one 18 room apartment on each floor) according to his passport application. Another passport application from 1923 lists his address as the Ritz Carlton Hotel in NYC.

A New York Times article from 2/19/1920 reports " the six-story building at 537 Fifth Avenue was leased by Edward S. Rothchild, President of the Public National Bank to the Nivlen Realty Company" at a record annual rent of $1,750 a front foot. He had purchased the property in 1910 for $400,000.

In 1925, he was President of the Chelsea Exchange Bank. The Chelsea Bank and Trust Company was closed 12/24/1930 "after runs on the main office of the bank, at 20 East Fortyfifth Street, and its six branches, marked in some instances by rioting, had threatened the stability of the institution." (NYT)

Edward was struck and killed by a taxi on 5th Avenue September 1, 1943.

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Edward Sidney Rothchild's Timeline

1856
January 4, 1856
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
1898
November 25, 1898
Age 42
San Francisco, California, United States
1943
September 1, 1943
Age 87
New York, New York, United States