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Kommerzienrat Project

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  • Heinrich Henry Berolzheimer, Kommerzienrat (1836 - 1906)
    Founded the Eagle Pencil company (later Berol Ltd.) in New York; his long friendship with the Nuremberg industrialist Ignaz Bing is recounted in the latter's memoir "My Family and Friends (1916).
  • Kommerzienrat Michael Kohn (1836 - 1902)
    See photos of articles (in German) under the "Media" tab Lightly edited Google translation of obituary appearing in "The Israelite" of 14 August 1902 : Not since the death of the Judicial Councilor...
  • Dr. jur. Richard Kohn (1881 - aft.1941)
    See photos under the "Media" tab - Lawyer; (Dr. Jur., Erlangen 1907) - Partner in Bankhaus Anton Kohn - Kommerzienrat - Councilman, 1914-1924, member of DDP (German Democratic Party) - Numero...
  • From book Die bayerischen Kommerzienräte, by Marita Krauss (2016)
    Georg Friedrich Kohn (1855 - 1919)
  • Kommerzienrat Josef Hopf (1829 - 1907)
    "Joseph (1829 - 1907) was a patron who shared his prosperity with his fellow citizens, faithfully to the Jewish commandment of charity. Thus he founded two foundations for the needy and in 1903 partici...

This project seeks to identify all persons holding the title "Kommerzienrat" (roughly translated as "commercial counselor") and the higher title "Geheimer Kommerzienrat" (roughly translated as "privy counselor") in Germany.