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Sylvester Thomas Everett MP (1838 - 1922)

Sylvester Thomas Everett, retired and enjoying the calm dignity of fourscore years, has been a conspicuous figure in Cleveland's financial, business, political and civic affairs for half a century. His...

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Berlin Banker who commissioned Gottfried Semper to build Villa Rosa (1839) and Palais Oppenheim (1845) in Dresden (destroyed 1945). Semper also designed the family grave on the Trinitatis Friedhof in 1...

3/14/2009 Today

David Friedmann (1857 - 1942)

3/7/2014 Today

8/26/2013 Today

Dick DeVos (born Richard Marvin DeVos, Jr., October 21, 1955) is an entrepreneur-businessman from Michigan. The son of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, he served as CEO of the consumer goods distribut...

3/24/2016 Today

Robert Hugo Oppenheim MP (1882 - 1956)


Banker with Oppenheim & Sohn. This picture is of Bob and wife Maria. Robert and his wife Ehrentraut immigrated to the US in 1940.

2/7/2009 Today

From History Of Delaware County;T. B. Helm;1881: In nearly all the earlier and later improvements inaugurated and carried to successful termination in Muncie and throughout Delaware County, Dr. Antho...

9/28/2016 Yesterday

Benoit Alexander Oppenheim MP (1842 - 1931)

12/25/2009 9/28/2016

Charles Joseph Davol (1868 - 1937)

CHARLES JOSEPH DAVOL, president, treasurer and general manager of the Davol Rubber Company, son of the late Joseph and Mary E. (Turner) Davol, was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., April 14, 1868. He was educ...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Joseph Davol (1837 - 1909)

Joseph Davol, 1837-1909, was a pioneer in the rubber industry who, prior to incorporating the Davol Rubber Company in 1881, devoted much of his time to experimentation and invention in the processing o...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Thomas Fortune Ryan MP (1851 - 1928)

Through a merge, the following information ended up attached to TFR. Not sure to whom it should be moved: One of the leaders of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform; bolted the Re...

7/21/2008 9/26/2016

Erik Dean Prince (born June 6, 1969) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and former U.S. Navy SEAL officer. Prince was best known for founding the government services and security company Bla...

9/18/2008 9/26/2016

Jabez Gorham (1792 - 1869)

After an apprenticeship to Nehemiah Dodge, Gorham became the foremost Rhode Island producer of jewelry and silverware. While in his twenties, Gorham established a shop at North Main and Steeple Streets...

9/26/2016 9/26/2016

William Francis Sayles (1825 - 1894)

William Francis Sayles, 1824-1894, was a prominent Pawtucket, Rhode Island industrialist who founded the W.F. & F.C. Sayles Company, reputedly the world's largest bleachery for cotton textile cloth, lo...

10/14/2008 9/26/2016

Nehemiah Dodge (1774 - 1856)

Nehemiah Dodge,1769-1843 was a pioneering Rhode Island industrialist whose craft was that of "manufacturing jeweler". He is generally regarded as the principle founder of Rhode Island's costume jewelry...

9/26/2016 9/26/2016

cf.: seit 1868 Teilhaber der Investmentbank »Hallgarten & Company« seines Vaters Lazarus Hallgarten in New York; 1877 Rückkehr aus gesundheitlichen Gründen nach Frankfurt/...

11/8/2013 9/26/2016

Walther C. Knoll (1876 - 1971)

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2/8/2009 9/26/2016

Hans G. Knoll (1914 - 1955)

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2/8/2009 9/26/2016

Robert Knoll (1912 - 1985)

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9/26/2016 9/26/2016

John Delaney, a Representative from Maryland; born in Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, N.J., April 16, 1963; B.S., Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1985; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., ...

9/24/2016 9/25/2016

Rudolf Mosse MP (1843 - 1920)

Rudolf Mosse baute sein Verlagsunternehmen gemeinsam mit seinem Schwager Emil Cohn durch die Gründung eines Verlags und der Herausgabe des Berliner Tageblatts (1872, Chefredakteur ab 1906 Theodo...

7/19/2010 9/23/2016

Hugo Roßheimer MP (1873 - 1942)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Roßheimer, Hugo geboren am 17. Juli 1873 in Schwabach / - / Bayern wohnhaft in Bamberg Deportation: ab Würzburg 25. April 1942...

5/18/2007 9/22/2016

Max Roßheimer MP (1871 - 1943)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Roßheimer, Max geboren am 29. September 1871 in Schwabach / - / Bayern wohnhaft in Bamberg Deportation: ab Nürnberg 10. Septem...

9/22/2016 9/22/2016

Eldad Cicero Camp, Jr. (August 1, 1839 – November 21, 1920) was an American coal tycoon, attorney and philanthropist. He was president of the Coal Creek Coal Company, president of the Virginia-T...

9/21/2016 9/21/2016

Jeffrey J. Rothschild is an American billionaire entrepreneur and business executive. He is the co-founder of Veritas Software and Mpath Interactive. A consulting partner at Accel Partners, he serves...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

Leopold Hess (1863 - 1937)

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

Isaac Rhett Ball (1912 - 2001)

He was born in Charleston, a son of Alexander Kelsall Ball and Emily Clarkson Ball. He received his masters of business administration from Harvard. After attending Harvard Graduate School in 1935, h...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

John Mackall Gantt, Sr. (1926 - 2010)

Mr. Gantt graduated from Dreher High School in 1943. After his freshman year at Presbyterian College, John joined the United States Navy and participated in WWII during the liberation of The Philippi...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

GRIMBALL, Richard Entered into eternal rest on the morning of February 7, 2009, Richard Barnwell Grimball, husband of Adele Crawford Grimball. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of ...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Leo Samuel Olschki MP (1861 - 1940)

"Lev Samuel"

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2/9/2015 9/19/2016

Sir Ronald Mourad Cohen (born 1 August 1945) is an Egyptian-born British businessman and political figure. He is the chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures. He has been described as "the...

1/15/2009 9/18/2016

C. Z. Guest (1920 - 2003)

"C. Z. Guest"

Lucy Douglas Cochrane (February 19, 1920 - November 8, 2003), known as C. Z. Guest, was an American stage actress, author, columnist, horsewoman, fashion designer, and socialite who achieved a degree...

3/10/2012 9/18/2016

Jan Petrus du Plessis (born 22 January 1954) is the non-executive Chairman of Rio Tinto Group plc, and a non-executive director of the Lloyds TSB Group. Du Plessis was placed tenth in The Times 2006 ...

9/9/2016 9/18/2016

Glen Moreno (born 1943) is an American businessman. Moreno has worked for several large companies in the United States and the United Kingdom and most recently worked as acting-chairman of UK Financi...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Cynthia Blum Carroll (born November 13, 1956) is an American businesswoman. She was the chief executive officer of Anglo American PLC, a British mining company, which, among other things, is the worl...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Alfred Emil Ralf Merton (1878 - 1954)

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10/4/2010 9/17/2016

Dr. phil. Wilhelm Merton (1848 - 1916)

"William Moses Merton"

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2/7/2009 9/17/2016

Hermann Schmidt-Fellner MP (1892 - 1940)


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1/22/2013 9/17/2016

Frederick Dutton (1812 - 1890)

Frederick Hansborough Dutton (1812 – 22 April 1890) was a pastoralist and politician in the colony of South Australia. Dutton first arrived in South Australia from New South Wales by ship ar...

9/17/2016 9/17/2016

Francis Stacker Dutton CMG (1818 – 25 January 1877) was the seventh Premier of South Australia, serving twice, firstly in 1863 and again in 1865.

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10/9/2013 9/17/2016

Walter Hines Page MP (1915 - 1999)

Walter H. Page, a former chairman and president of J. P. Morgan & Company, died Jan. 8 at his home in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. He was 83. The cause of death was heart failure, said his son Mark. ...

11/9/2015 9/15/2016

1/11/2011 9/14/2016

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Dr. Eugen Niklas Lucius (1834 - 1903)

"Eugen Nicolaus"

12/10/2013 9/14/2016

Herman Cain MP



Herman Cain grew up in Atlanta, Georgia with loving parents and little else. His father worked three jobs—as a janitor, a barber and a chauffeur—and his mother was a domestic worker. Even...

9/9/2011 9/14/2016

Robert Mondavi MP (1913 - 2008)

Vintner. An icon in the wine industry, after helping his family build a successful winery in California, formerly the Charles Krug vineyard, he was ousted by his brother in 1965. The following year at ...

6/27/2011 9/14/2016

Margrit Mondavi MP (1925 - 2016)

Margrit was Vice President of Cultural Affairs at Robert Mondavi Winery which she joined in 1967. Under her direction, Robert Mondavi Winery developed original cultural and culinary arts programs. Firs...

6/27/2011 9/14/2016

cf.: Über das Leben Ferdinand Wilhelm Ermelers und seiner Familie siehe die umfangreiche Darstellung im Jahrbuch 2002 Stadtmuseum Berlin von Marlis Ebert. Eine interessante Ergänzung fi...

9/13/2015 9/14/2016

Excerpted from Flora McDonald's book, The Glengary McDonalds: "Harry Peake McDonald, the oldest son of Angus W. and Cornelia (Peake) McDonald, was born in Romney April 14th, 1848, and named for his...

12/18/2014 9/13/2016

Elle Macpherson MP

"Elle Macpherson", "Eleanor Nancy Gow", "The Body"

She is an Australian model, actress, and businesswoman. She is perhaps best known for her record five cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beginning in the 1980s. She is also kno...

8/6/2010 9/13/2016

Mark Pocan (born August 14, 1964) is an American politician and businessman who has served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district, since 20...

9/13/2016 9/13/2016

Patrick Erin Murphy (born March 30, 1983) is an American businessman, accountant, politician and member of the Democratic Party who has been the U.S. Representative for Florida's 18th congressional d...

9/12/2016 9/12/2016

Georg Haar, Dr. jur. MP (1887 - 1945)

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5/29/2015 9/11/2016

Timothy Donald "Tim" Cook (born November 1, 1960) is an American business executive, industrial engineer and developer. Cook is the current and seventh Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc., previous...

9/9/2016 9/10/2016

Young Harris (1812 - 1894)

Young Loftin Gerdine Harris (1812 – April 28, 1894) was an American lawyer, businessman, politician, judge, and philanthropist. He is best known as the early benefactor of Young Harris College...

9/10/2016 9/10/2016

Stanley Fischer MP

Newton, MA; Washington, DC

Newton, MA; Washington, DC

Stanley "Stan" Fischer (Hebrew: סטנלי פישר‎‎; born October 15, 1943) is an economist and the vice chair of the U.S. Federa...

10/4/2009 9/9/2016

Peter Alexander Sands (born 8 January 1962) is a British banker. He was the Group CEO of Standard Chartered plc, a position he has held from November 2006 to June 2015. Early life and education P...

9/8/2016 9/9/2016

Dame Marjorie Morris Scardino, DBE, FRSA (born 25 January 1947) is an American-born British business executive. She is the former CEO of Pearson PLC. Dame Marjorie became a trustee of Oxfam during he...

2/21/2008 9/9/2016

Lev Avnerovich Leviev (born July 30, 1956) is an Israeli businessman, philanthropist and investor, of Uzbek Bukhari Jewish background. With a net worth of $1.1 billion as of September 2016, he has been...

7/4/2016 9/9/2016

Jacob Wallenberg (born 1956) is a Swedish banker and industrialist, currently serving as a board member for multiple companies. The Guardian has once quoted him as the prince in Sweden's royal family...

6/15/2009 9/9/2016

Julius Curtis Lewis, Jr. (1926 - 2005)

"J.C. Lewis", "Jr."

. Julius Curtis Lewis, Jr. (March 11, 1926 – August 20, 2005) was an American businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of J.C. Lewis Enterprises, Lewis Broadcasting Corporation, J.C. Lewis Inv...

9/9/2016 9/9/2016

Brooks Pennington Jr. (1925 - 1996)

. Brooks M. Pennington Junior (October 21, 1925 – May 23, 1996) was a businessman, author, politician and philanthropist from Georgia. Early years He attended North Georgia College in 1943...

9/9/2016 9/9/2016

Phil Gersh MP (1911 - 2004)

LOS ANGELES, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Gersh, the venerable Hollywood agent who founded The Phil Gersh Agency, later overseeing its evolution into The Gersh Agency with sons Robert (Bob) and David, h...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Neil H. Mingledorff, 76, died Sept. 26 at home. He was born in Savannah and spent most of his life here. He attended Auburn University of Auburn, Ala., and was an officer and a pilot with the Army-...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Ralston E. Mingledorff - Hilton Head Island, SC - Ralston Everett Mingledorff, 88, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and formerly of Savannah, Georgia, husband of Diane Baxter Mingledorff, died ...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

. Walter Lee Mingledorff, Jr. (November 7, 1914 – February 18, 1985) was a politician from Georgia, USA, and was a former Mayor of Savannah. He was a Democrat and belonged to the local Citiz...

8/17/2016 9/8/2016

Hulda Cail Mingledorff (1912 - 1998)

Mrs. Huldah Cail Mingledorff, a pillar of Sylvania's community, died Sat. in a Savannah hospital. She was 86. Memorial services will be held at 2pm Mon. at Sylvania First United Methodist Church. The...

8/17/2016 9/8/2016

Selmar Frank MP (1837 - 1908)


8/23/2008 9/8/2016

Wilhelm Frank MP (1842 - 1910)


8/23/2008 9/8/2016

Richard Frank (1870 - 1960)


8/23/2008 9/8/2016

John Lawrence (1753 - 1817)

John Lawrence (1753-1817) was born 5 July 1753, oldest son of Queens County magistrate William Lawrence (1729-1794) and his wife Anna Brinckerhoff (1733-1770), both of New York. When Long Island wa...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Isaac Lawrence (1768 - 1841)

"There have been many merchants of great celebrity in this city, named Lawrence, but among all the Lawrence race, none have been more remarkable than the brothers John and Isaac Lawrence. John was in b...

11/16/2007 9/8/2016

James Meyer Sassoon, Baron Sassoon, Kt FCA (born 11 September 1955) became an executive Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings and of Matheson & Co. in January 2013. He is also a director of Hongkong ...

7/13/2008 9/7/2016

David Sassoon MP (1792 - 1864)

See Asian Jewish Life, article on David Sassoon added by Pam Karp 4/8/2014 Feature The Legacy of David Sassoon - Building a Community Bridge by Shalva Weil In 1832, David Sassoon (1792-1864) and hi...

1/13/2009 9/7/2016

Peter Denis Sutherland (born 25 April 1946) is an Irish international businessman and former Attorney General of Ireland, associated with the Fine Gael party. He is a barrister by profession and is a...

9/6/2016 9/7/2016

Mr. Max M. Warburg serves as Managing Director of M.M. Warburg & Co Kg Auf Aktien. Mr. Warburg served as a General Partner at M.M. Warburg & Co KGaA until June 30, 2014. He serves as the President of...

10/24/2009 9/7/2016

Philip Roy Hampton (born 5 October 1953) is a British businessman, the chairman of GlaxoSmithKline. Originally he joined RBS as the deputy chairman on 19 January 2009 and was promoted to chairman on ...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir Thomas John Parker GBE FREng (born 8 April 1942) is a British businessman. He is currently Chairman of Anglo American PLC and Ombu Group, Deputy Chairman of DP World, and a Director of EADS and C...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir William Martin Castell LVO FMedSci (born 10 April 1947) is a British businessman who was chairman of the Wellcome Trust, a director of General Electric and a former director of BP. He was CEO of ...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir Winfried Franz Wilhelm "Win" Bischoff (born 10 May 1941) is an Anglo-German banker and former chairman of Lloyds Banking Group. He previously served as chairman and interim CEO of Citigroup in 2007...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir John Craven (born 23 October 1940) is a director of Reuters and chairman of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group plc, and a former director of Deutsche Bank. Craven was educated at Michaelhouse and r...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir David Alan Walker (born 31 December 1939) is a British banker and former chairman of Barclays. He was chairman of Morgan Stanley International from 1995 to 2001, and 2004 to 2005, and remains a s...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Sir John Henry Ritblat FRICS FSVA (born 3 October 1935) is an English property developer and Honorary President and formerly Chairman and CEO of The British Land Company PLC an FTSE100 London-based p...

1/9/2008 9/7/2016

Sir Robert Milton Worcester, KBE, DL (born 21 December 1933) is the founder of MORI (Market & Opinion Research International Ltd.) and a member and contributor to many voluntary organisations. He is ...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Axel Alfred Weber, Prof., Dr. (born 8 March 1957) is a German economist, professor and banker. He taught at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a board member and chairman of th...

9/6/2016 9/7/2016

Gary D. Cohn (born August 27, 1960) is an American investment banker. He is currently the president and COO of investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs. Early life and education Gary ...

3/5/2010 9/6/2016

Harry Oppenheimer (1908–2000) Born 28 October 1908 and died at age 91 on 19 August 2000, Harry Oppenheimer was a leading South African businessman and one of the richest men in the world. His ...

10/8/2011 9/6/2016

David Mark Rubenstein (born August 11, 1949) is an American financier and philanthropist best known as co-founder and co-chief executive officer of The Carlyle Group, a global private equity investme...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

William E. "Bill" Conway Jr. (born August 27, 1949) is a co-founder of The Carlyle Group. Early life Conway received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University o...

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Daniel Anthony D’Aniello (born September 14, 1946) is an American businessman. He is the cofounder and chairman of the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. ...

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Stephen L. Norris is one of the co-founders of The Carlyle Group, an American private equity firm and previously the Chairman of Gulf Capital Partners. He is a former member of the Federal Retirement...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Greg A. Rosenbaum is an American merchant banker based in Bethesda, Maryland. He is currently the co-principal owner and co-chair of the Dayton Dragons minor league baseball club, and a minority owne...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Leonard Blavatnik MP

"Len", "Leonid", "Valentinovich"

Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Russian: Леонид Валентинович Бл...

3/6/2014 9/6/2016

Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov (Russian: Михаи́л Дми́триевич П�...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal About this sound pronunciation (help·info); (born 15 June 1950) is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the w...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Nicholas "Nicky" F. Oppenheimer (born 8 June 1945) is a South African businessman and philanthropist. He was formerly the Chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and of its subsidiary, the Diamon...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

David McKinley , a Representative from West Virginia; born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W. Va., March 28, 1947; B.S.C.E., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., 1969; civil engineer; business owner; m...

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