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Jacob Schiff

Jacob SchiffAKA Jacob Henry Schiff

Born: 10-Jan-1847
Birthplace: Frankfurt, German Confederation
Died: 25-Sep-1920
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York banker

Father: Moses Schiff
Mother: Clara Niederhofheim
Wife: Theresa Loeb (daughter of Solomon Loeb, m. 6-May-1875)
Son: Mortimer Schiff
Daughter: Frieda Schiff Warburg (married Felix M. Warburg)

    High School: Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft, Germany

    Kuhn, Loeb & Co. President (1885)
    Member of the Board of Union Pacific Director
    Member of the Board of Equitable Life Assurance Society Director
    Member of the Board of National City
    Naturalized US Citizen 1870
    American Jewish Committee Co-Founder
    Pilgrims Society
    Order of the Rising Sun by Emperor Meiji
    German Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

Is the subject of books:
Jacob H. Schiff: A Study in American Jewish Leadership, 1999, BY: Naomi W. Cohen


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