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Jacob H. Schiff

A Study in American Jewish Leadership

Jacob H. Schiff( )
Author: Cohen, Naomi W.
Series title:Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life Ser.
ISBN:978-0-87451-948-8
Publication Date:Oct 1999
Publisher:Brandeis University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The life of Jacob Schiff (1847 - 1920), banker, financier, and leader of the American Jewish community from 1880 to 1920, is in many ways the quintessential story of an immigrant's success in America. Born in Frankfurt in 1847, Schiff worked in several financial firms in Germany and the US before accepting a position at the New York banking firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Company in 1875 and settling for good in America. Part of a wealthy and powerful German Jewish circle that included the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Jewish
Biography & Autobiography / Business
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 1.19 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds



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