Emanuel Lehman, date unknown
February 15, 1827
|Died||January 10, 1907 (aged 79)|
|Known for||co-founder of Lehman Brothers|
|Family||Henry Lehman (brother)|
Mayer Lehman (brother)
When the newly formed Mutual Alliance Trust Company opened for business in New York on the Tuesday after June 29, 1902, there were 13 directors, including Lehman, William Rockefeller, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Philanthropy and family
In 1897, he donated $100,000 (equivalent to $3.1 million in 2019) to the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, under the condition "to enlarge and perpetuate its usefulness." In May 1859, he married Pauline Sondheim, daughter of Louis Sondheim of New York. Pauline died in 1871. They had four children: Milton Lehman; Philip Lehman, a partner in the firm; Harriet Philip Lehman, and Evelyn Philip Lehman.
- Birmingham, Stephen (1996). Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 0815604114.
- Mutual Alliance Trust Co., New York: The New York Times, June 29, 1902, p. 35, retrieved January 23, 2017
- "Large Gift To Orphans; Emanuel Lehman Offers $100,000 to the Hebrew Benevolent and Orphan Asylum Society" (PDF). New York Times. February 17, 1897.
- "Philip Lehman, 85, Noted Banker, Dies - Lehman Bros. Senior Partner, Cousin of Ex-Governor - Was an Art Collector". New York Times. March 22, 1947. p. 13. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
- Hall, Henry, ed. (1895). America’s Successful Men of Affairs, an Encyclopedia of Contemporaneous Biography. New York: New York Printing Company. pp. 391–392.
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