Julius Fleischmann

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Julius Augustus Fleischmann
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Julius Fleischmann
Born (1871-06-08)June 8, 1871
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died February 5, 1925(1925-02-05) (aged 53)
Miami, Florida
Title Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio
Spouse(s) Laura G. Heminway
Parents Charles Louis Fleischmann

Julius Fleischmann (June 8, 1871 – February 5, 1925) was a Jewish American politician,[1] former mayor of Cincinnati and son of Charles Louis Fleischmann.[2][3]

Fleischmann was the son of Charles Louis Fleischmann. He left college to become the company's General Manager of Fleischmann's Yeast in 1894 when he was 22 years old. He became Cincinnati's youngest Mayor in 1900 and served until 1905. He died on February 5, 1925 while playing polo in Miami.

He was initiated as a national honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity in 1914.



  1. ^ Jewish Politicians (religion or ancestry) in Ohio
  2. ^ "Divorced". Time (magazine). July 21, 1924. Retrieved 2008-08-04. "Julius Fleischmann (yeast), onetime Mayor of Cincinnati, by Laura Heminway Fleischmann; in Paris. Her friendship for Jay O'Brien, "Broadway (Manhattan) King of Hearts" and onetime husband of Mae Murray and Irene Fenwick, was said to have precipitated the decree." 
  3. ^ "Ex-Mayor, Said to Have Settled $2,000,000 on Former Wife, to Marry Mrs. Hemingway Today.". New York Times. January 23, 1920. Retrieved 2008-08-04. "Julius Fleiscnmann, former Mayor of Cincinnati, and Mrs. Laura G. Hemingway of 176 West Seventy-second Street, will be married today by the Rev. H.C. Wasmund of St. Paul's. Lutheran Church, Brooklyn." 
  4. ^ "Julius Fleischmann Dies Playing Polo In Tourney At Miami. Head of Yeast Firm, Stricken in Saddle, Dismounts and Falls Dead of Heart Disease. Teammates Rush To Him But Reach His Side Too Late to Aid. Body to Be Sent North in Private Car. Twice Mayor of Cincinnati. Financier, Philanthropist, Sportsman, Had Lived in New York in Recent Years.". New York Times. February 6, 1925. Retrieved 2008-08-04. "Julius Fleischmann, President of the Fleischmann Yeast Company, prominent in financial, philanthropic, social and sporting activities, fell dead here today on the Nautilus Polo Field while engaged in a game of polo. He was in his fifty-third year." 
  5. ^ "Died". Time (magazine). February 16, 1925. Retrieved May 7, 2010. "Julius Fleischmann, 53, famed philanthropist, sportsman; in Miami, Fla. He dropped dead of heart disease while engaged in a game of polo. Son of Charles Fleischmann, founder of the famed Fleischmann Yeast Co., Mr. Fleischmann was elected Mayor of Cincinnati when he was 28, was reflected for a second term in 1903, was asked to run for a third, was three times thereafter a delegate to Republican National Conventions. He owned a large yacht, was a member of several yacht clubs, a polo player, onetime owner of a string of celebrated racehorses, one time part owner of the Cincinnati Base ball Club." 

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