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Solomon Halff

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Lauterbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death: May 29, 1905 (67)
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Halff and Eve Herftel Halff
Husband of Fannie Halff
Father of Henry Levi Halff; Minna Halff; Meyer Leo Halff; Godcheaux Adolph Cremieux Halff and Cecile Halff
Brother of Julie Halff; Rosine Ruff; Meyer Halff and Adolphe Halff
Half brother of Babet Halff and Samuel Halff

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About Solomon Halff

Founder of Temple Beth El in San Antonio. He was a member of B'nai B'rith. In 1902 he retired from the wholesale dry-goods company to work full-time as vice president of the Alamo National Bank, a bank he and Mayer founded. He became president and controlling stockholder in the A. B. Frank Company, a wholesale dry-goods firm; his son G. A. C. Halff later became president. Solomon Halff married Fannie Levi of Victoria, Texas, on November 15, 1871. They had five children. G. A. C. Halff pioneered in the merchandising business as had his father. He organized one of the first automobile dealerships in Texas and in 1911 founded the first wholesale outlet for auto supplies. In 1922 he founded radio station WOAI, San Antonio, which began broadcasting on September 25, 1922, one of the first broadcasting stations in the United States. Solomon Halff died on May 29, 1905, in San Antonio. He was buried in the Jewish cemetery there.

About Solomon Halff (Français)

Founder of Temple Beth El in San Antonio. He was a member of B'nai B'rith. In 1902 he retired from the wholesale dry-goods company to work full-time as vice president of the Alamo National Bank, a bank he and Mayer founded. He became president and controlling stockholder in the A. B. Frank Company, a wholesale dry-goods firm; his son G. A. C. Halff later became president. Solomon Halff married Fannie Levi of Victoria, Texas, on November 15, 1871. They had five children. G. A. C. Halff pioneered in the merchandising business as had his father. He organized one of the first automobile dealerships in Texas and in 1911 founded the first wholesale outlet for auto supplies. In 1922 he founded radio station WOAI, San Antonio, which began broadcasting on September 25, 1922, one of the first broadcasting stations in the United States. Solomon Halff died on May 29, 1905, in San Antonio. He was buried in the Jewish cemetery there.

Source N. : AD67NUM-10/32 (JCL)

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Solomon Halff's Timeline

1838
May 8, 1838
Lauterbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
1873
November 15, 1873
Age 35
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States
1876
1876
Age 37
1878
February 27, 1878
Age 39
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States
1879
September 20, 1879
Age 41
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States
1881
April 1881
Age 42
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States
1905
May 29, 1905
Age 67
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, United States