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Emil Spanier

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: October 13, 1872 (36)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Levi Yehudah Spanier and Rosalie Berend Meyers
Brother of Bertha Spanier; Julius Spanier; Leah Levi Hamm; Bernhard Spanier; Julia Allen and 1 other

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About Emil Spanier

from obituaries of graduates of yale university

1855. EMIL SPANIER, son of Louis and Rosalie L. (Meyer) Spanier, was born in Hanover, Germany, March 21st, 1836. He came with his parents to this country when three years of age, and resided at Albany, N. Y., until he entered the Junior Class in this college. His health failing, at the time of his graduation, he was compelled to abandon his intention of studying law. He visited Europe with hi*? mother m 1857, and consulted eminent physicians, but his tour was without benefit, and for years he was confined to his room, yet without losing his marked literary tastes and his innate gentleness of disposition. In May, 1864, he removed with his parents to N. Y. city, and become a partner in a manufacturing house He remained in this business until the time of his death, and found leisure for the prosecution of his favorite studies, and also for the cultivation of his poetical talent, so that he left a manuscript volume of poems nearly ready for publication. He died after five months of intense suffering, on the 13th of October, 1872, a true and zealous believer in the Jewish faith. He was unmarried.


Beth Olom Cemetery Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA Memorial ID 126640819 · View Source

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Emil Spanier's Timeline

March 22, 1836
Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
October 13, 1872
Age 36
New York, New York, United States