Lehman family was a prominent family of Jewish-German-American businesspeople who founded the financial firm Lehman Brothers. Some were also involved in American politics. The family traces back to Abraham Lehmann, a cattle merchant in Rimpar, Bavaria, who changed his Yiddish surname Löw (Loeb) to the German Lehmann.
Some of the family members include:
Abraham Lehmann, born Abraham Löw, cattle merchant in
Henry Lehman (1822–1855), born Hayum Lehmann, founder of H. Lehman, which became Lehman Brothers
Emanuel Lehman (1827–1907), born Mendel Lehmann, co-founder of Lehman Brothers, married to Pauline Sondheim (1843–1871)
Mayer Lehman (1830–1897), co-founder of Lehman Brothers, married to Babette Newgass, sister-in-law of Isaias W. Hellman
Sigmund M. Lehman
Harriet Lehman (1860–1948), married to Philip Goodhart
Arthur Lehman (1873–1936), married to Adele Lewisohn, daughter of Adolph Lewisohn (1849–1938), mining magnate
Helen Lehman (1905–1989), lawyer, married to [5 ] Benjamin Buttenwieser (1900–1991), banker at Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
Lawrence B. Buttenwieser, lawyer at
Katten Muchin Rosenman, married to Ann Lubin [7 ] Peter L. Buttenwieser, philanthropist
[8 ] Paul A. Buttenwieser, psychiatrist
[9 ] Frances Lehman (1906–1996), married to John Langeloth Loeb, Sr.
Irving Lehman (1876–1945), U.S. lawyer and politician, married to Sissie Straus
Herbert H. Lehman (1878–1963), 45th Governor of New York
References [ edit ]
^ Flade, Roland (1996). Die Lehmanns und die Rimparer Juden: zur Dauerausstellung im Rathaus Rimpar. Königshausen & Neumann. p. 13. ISBN 3826012739. (German)
^ H. R. Ickelheimer Weds
^ "WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS; Hannah Bond, Adam Isles". The New York Times. September 14, 2003.
^ Reich, Cary (2003). "André Meyer". In Ellis, Charles D. Wall Street People: True Stories of the Great Barons of Finance. New York: John Wiley & Sons. p. 25. ISBN 0471274283.
^ Anderson, Susan Heller (November 23, 1989). "Helen Buttenwieser, 84, Lawyer and Civic Leader". . New York Times
^ Pace, Eric (January 1, 1992). "Benjamin J. Buttenwieser, Investment Banker, 91". New York Times.
^ "Political Donor Shuns A System He Funds". October 1, 2000.
^ "Family' man Arts patron also champions a tradition of social justice and philanthropy". July 29, 1999.
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