Siegmund (Sigismund) Schwarz

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Siegmund (Sigismund) Schwarz

Death: October 30, 1919 (70)
Bozen, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Ernst (Itzechiel) Schwarz and Flora Schwarz
Husband of Kamilla Schwarz
Father of Erwin Schwarz; Lucie Weidenhaus and Oswald Schwarz
Brother of Karoline Schwarz; Klara Schwarz; Jeanette Schwarz; Arnold Schwarz; Henriette Braunschweig and 2 others

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About Siegmund (Sigismund) Schwarz

Siegmund Black was born on 30 March 1849 as the son of the banker Ernst Schwarz and Flora Bernheimer in Hohenems. In 1874 he took over his father's banking business in Hohenems. Soon after, he moved to Bolzano.

Besides banking Siegmund Schwarz and his brother Arnold were active in brewing. Your modern steam brewery in Vilpian was one of the leading brewing companies in Tyrol. Above all, Siegmund and Arnold Schwarz engaged in the development of tourism in South Tyrol by the railway. 1891 the lake was connected by the Mori-Arco-Riva-train to the railway network. It was followed by the construction of the Überetsch train, the connection from Bolzano to Kaltern. Anti-Semitic newspapers such as the "Tyrolean Post" polemicised against the railways: "The president of the local railway company Mori-Arco-Riva is called Sigismund, but certainly not the one Münzreiche ', but just Schwartz... The Lord Sigismund way, is also Chairman of the Board About Adige web and is probably likely to be President of the Mendola funicular, for, joy 'of German farmers, under the applause of the Tyrolean daily paper present' this Mendel companies for the sake of being bullied and forced , land to sacrifice. (...) We believe that it is high time that even Tyrol pulls itself together and energetic front makes against the terrible power that threatens to undermine our economic independence completely. Weirs we before we are at the mercy of Jewish Mammon at the mercy. "(03/07/1903) The Black Brothers could not be discouraged by such slogans. too in Vorarlberg Siegmund and Arnold Schwartzr dedicated for public transport. 1902, financed by them tram-Dornbirn Lustenau was commissioned and contributed significantly to the development of the industry. One year later, was inaugurated planned by the brothers Black funicular to the Mendlpass between Merano and Bolzano, then steepest funicular in Europe and the first mountain railway in South Tyrol. It was followed by the construction of the Virglbahn in Bolzano and Merano Vintschgaubahn west. In addition, they were involved in hotel enterprises.

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Siegmund (Sigismund) Schwarz's Timeline

March 30, 1849
October 30, 1919
Age 70
Bozen, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy