Emanuel Lehman

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Emanuel Lehman
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Emanuel Lehman, date unknown
Born Mendel Lehmann
(1827-02-15)February 15, 1827
Rimpar, Bavaria
Died January 10, 1907(1907-01-10) (aged 79)
New York City
Nationality American

Emanuel Lehman (born Mendel Lehmann; February 15, 1827 – January 10, 1907) was a German American banker. The younger brother of Henry Lehman, he was a co-founder of Lehmann Brothers.[1]

In 1897, he donated $100,000 (equivalent to $2.8 million in 2014) to the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, under the condition "to enlarge and perpetuate its usefulness."[2]

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  • Hall, Henry, ed. (1895). America’s Successful Men of Affairs, an Encyclopedia of Contemporaneous Biography. New York: New York Printing Company. pp. 391–392.