Loeb, Solomon

Loeb, Solomon

(lōb), 1828–1903, American banker, b. Germany. After he came (1849) to the United States, he settled in Cincinnati and became wealthy as a dry-goods merchant. He moved (1865) to New York City and with Abraham Kuhn started the banking house of Kuhn, Loeb and Company. After his retirement, most of his financial interests were taken over by his son, James LoebLoeb, James
, 1867–1933, American banker and philanthropist, b. New York City; son of Solomon Loeb. He entered (1888) Kuhn, Loeb and Company and retired from business at 34. Most of the rest of his life was spent abroad.
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. His philanthropies included large amounts to Jewish charities.

Bibliography

See biography by C. Adler (1928).

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