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Gabriel Blum

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Birthplace: Quatzenheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death: Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacques Blum and Eve Blum
Husband of Jeanette "Jennie" Loeb
Father of Anita Theresa Slotter; Jacques "Jack" L. Blum and Frances E. Levy
Brother of Isaac Blum; Hannah Marks; Gustave Blum; Moses Blum; Emanuel Blum and 2 others

Managed by: Jeff Meyerson (c)
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About Gabriel Blum

After Gabriel married Jeanette "Jennie" Loeb in June 1891, they lived on the estate in Cheltenham Township, Pa. that had been built by Jennie's father, Jacob Loeb. Gabriel's brother, Ralph, married another of the Loeb daughters (Martha Washington Loeb) in September 1891. All of them lived on the estate along with Mrs. Jacob Loeb (Therese). The estate consisted of a mansion set on 59 acres and was called "Shifra."

In 1903, Ralph and Gabriel Blum founded the Blum Brothers Department Store in Philadelphia. It went out of business in 1914, at which time the Gimbel Department Store purchased all of its stock. 
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Gabriel Blum's Timeline

1857
February 25, 1857
Quatzenheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
1892
March 1892
Age 35
PA, USA
1895
May 18, 1895
Age 38
PA, USA
1902
July 8, 1902
Age 45
PA, USA
1934
November 1, 1934
Age 77
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States