1909-2-19 BDE Julius Lehrenkrauss sen. gestorben.
EAGLE. SEW YORK. DIED AT THE AGE DF B4 on j Founder of Banking House and Mag- Prominent Man-of-Affairs Man-of-Affairs Man-of-Affairs Man-of-Affairs Man-of-Affairs j in Brooklyn. PTOMAINE POISONING FATAL Cause Unexplained System Had Been Weakened by Two Attacks of the Grip His Career. Julius Lehrenkrauss, sr., treasurer of the Germania Savings Bank, founder of the banking house of Julius Lehrenkrauss Rob-' Rob-' Son8' and a prominent man of affairs i away fn bs sleep, surrounded by the n I meraters "t his devoted family. Though he In Brooklyn for forty years, died at his residence, 3(1 Pearl street, last evening, after a few days' illness. The end enme peacefully, Mr. Lehrenkrauss he had had two attacks of grip last month, Mr. Lehrenkrauss was eo well on Saturday Saturday that he discussed with his son the plans for a new building that is to be erected by the firm, and on Sunday he enjoyed some music, and other little di- di- Bftftt :l liifpiii ,?4 vA'f'i Julius Lehrenkrauss. versions. On Sunday evening he went to bed. complaining nf a severe pain. The physicians found he was suffering from ptomaine poisoning, and every effort effort was made to save his life, without avail. Mr. Lehrenkrauss was born In Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Kingdom of Wurtemburg, Germany, on May 20, 1S45, and received his edu cation in his home city. He was graduated graduated from a commercial college, and his first employment was with a wholesale drug firm of Stuttgart. In 1867, hearing glowing reports of the opportunities in America for young men, he came to New Yo. k. His early struggles In the new couMry were very trying, but he persevered, and Anally obtained a position position with the firm ot Wolfer & Kalischcr. Later he went into the banking house of Schultze & RucUgabcr. , In the early tO's he secured -an-opening -an-opening -an-opening -an-opening In the Germania Germania Savings Bank of Brooklyn, through a strong recommendation from his former employers, and by strict attention to duty, by his honesty, upright character and good habits, ho soon rose steadily from one position to another. In 187S, seeing the need in Brooklyn of a foreign banking house and steamship steamship ticket office, he established himself in that line. When his sons were old enough, he took them into his office and trained them in his methods, so that the business to-day to-day to-day is one of the largest of Its kind in the country. About three years ago Mr. Lehrenkrauss severed his connection with the firm entirely, and turned the business over to his sons, as he de3lred to give ail of his time and attention to the Germania Savings Bank. For the past fifteen years he had not been actively connected with his firm, but he did not give up his interest in it until three years ago. At the time he started his own business, business, Mr. Lehrenkrauss resigned his active active position In the Germania Savings Bank, but continued as a trustee. Upon the death of Herman Gcillng, the jhen treasurer of the bank, about seventeen years ago, ex-Mayor ex-Mayor ex-Mayor Schroeder, then the president of the bank, urged Mr. Lehrenkrauss Lehrenkrauss to again take up the duties of active treasurer, and he complied. He was at his desk hard at work every day until his fatal illness overtook him. Mr. Lehrenkrauss was very active In German soclpl circles in Brooklyn, and was prominent In many charitable movements. movements. He was a charter member of the Brooklyn Turn Verein. treasurer and director director of the German Hospital Society, In which he took a deep interest; a member member of Lesslng Lodge 608, F. and A. M. ; one of the oldest membets of the Brooklyn Brooklyn Saengerbund. thre Arion Singing Society, Society, and the Suabian Singing Society. He was also a member of the Hudson-' Hudson-' Hudson-' Fulton Centennial Celebration Commission. Commission. Mr. Lehrenkrauss is survived by his widow, Sophie; two sons. Julius, jr., and Herman Charles, and one married daughter. daughter. Mrs. John J. Oogor. The funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon afternoon at 2 o'clock at the German Evangelical Evangelical Church. Schermerhorn and Court streets, and will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Loch. The interment will be private, and will be at the convenience of the family. this in had .a passing mnn $100, The that been they most of from $2 with held- a wore court had Not She really She and dazed so people's living Ho merchant he with pen direction. too detective of Greenwich an no Know to drawn. appear 27 ists, w....- ware graved cheek, change barber presented with the the has a account young costing the given and cash. A am'able story doctor. he him of course, found lar Mr. had three pock-etbook doctor turned as to respectable the annear prisoner investi-Mills good oleased asked German Living court, Wachter, hand, The Hills Mounted officer his