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Early Jewish Families from San Francisco, California

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  • Claire Lilienthal (1910 - 1981)
    From 1910 through 1978, Madison School was considered one of the finest elementary schools in San Francisco. One of its many well-known alumni was Claire Matzger Lilienthal. She was born of German emig...
  • Rhoda Frances Goldman (1924 - 1996)
    Rhoda Haas Goldman, a San Francisco civic leader whose causes ranged from saving rain forests to free opera in city parks, died Saturday in Honolulu after suffering a heart attack. She was 71. Mrs. Gol...
  • Peter Edgar Haas, Sr. (1918 - 2005)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 30 2016, 5:35:40 UTC
  • Walter A. Haas Jr. (1916 - 1995)
    CEO of Levi Strauss, owner of the Oakland Athletics. Residence : San Francisco Assembly District 31, San Francisco, California - 1920** Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 30 2016, 5...
  • Elise Fanny Haas (Stern) (1893 - 1990)
    Residence : 1910 - San Francisco Assembly District 41, San Francisco, California, USA* Race : White* Ethnicity : American** Reference: 1910 United States Federal Census - SmartCopy : Mar 30 2016, 5:33:...

This project seeks to collect all of the early Jewish families from San Francisco, California.

  1. Louise Ackerman (Sloss) (1888-1982)
  2. Choynski Family
  3. Josephine "Josie" Marcus Earp (1861-1944)
  4. Milton Herman Esberg (1875-1939)
  5. Herbert Fleishhacker (1872-1957)
  6. Rachel "Ray" Frank (1861-1948)
  7. Emil Greenebaum (1859-1949)
  8. Bertha Haas (Greenbaum (1861-1927
  9. Walter Abraham Haas (1889-1979)
  10. August Helbing (1824–1896)
  11. Isaias Hellman (1842–1920)
  12. Louis Honigsberger (1816-1900) and Family
  13. Adele Rosa Jaffa (Solomons) (1868-1953)
  14. Philo Jacoby (1837–1922)
  15. Kahn Family
  16. Daniel Edward Koshland (1892-1979)
  17. Edith Koshland (Guggenheim) (1887-1977)
  18. Marcus Simon Koshland (1858-1930)
  19. Arthur Gerstle Lilienthal (1887-1965
  20. Prag Family
  21. Louis Tilden Samuels (1876-1965)
  22. Erna Solís-Cohen (Sultán) (1894-1981)
  23. Bertha Sloss (Greenwald) (1868-1948)
  24. Helen B. Solomons (Frank) (1873-1944)
  25. Lucius Levy Solomons (1863-1940)
  26. Leon Mendes Solomons (1873-1900)
  27. Leon Sloss, Jr. (1898-1947)
  28. Louis Sloss (1893-1952)
  29. Margaret Helen Sloss (Koshland) (1897-1952)
  30. Selina Seixas Solomons (1862-1942)
  31. Sigmund Stern (1858-1928)
  32. Levi Strauss (1829–1902)
  33. Adolph Sutro (1830–1898)
  34. Jacob Voorsanger (1852-1908)
  35. Samuel Isaac Wormser (1858-1947)

See also:

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco

Jewish history of San Rafael’s Gerstle Park comes to life "..They gathered for a tree planting during an Aug. 10 family reunion. This was no casual affair. More than 200 people, with last names like Lilienthal, Fleischhacker, Levison, Mack and Gerstle, had come together at San Rafael’s Gerstle Park, named for the family patriarch..."