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Old 18-12-2017, 09:25 PM   #65
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Kuhn, Loeb & Co. was an investment bank located in New York City..It was founded in 1867, by Abraham Kuhn and Solomon Loeb..His father, a devout Jew, had been a small corn- and wine-dealer in Worms, which belonged to the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine..Hesse-Darmstadt was a member of Napoleon's Confederation of the Rhine during the Napoleonic Wars..In 1871, it became a constituent state of the German Empire..The Grand Duchy changed its name to the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine (German-Großherzogtum Hessen und bei Rhein) in 1816.. The last Grand Duke, Ernst Ludwig (a grandson of Queen Victoria and brother to Empress Alexandra of Russia), was forced from his throne at the end of World War I, and the state was renamed the People's State of Hesse (Volksstaat Hessen)..His nickname was "Ernie"...Among Solomon's donations was the Hebrew Charities Building that formerly stood at Second Avenue and 21st Street in New York City..Loeb married Fanny Kuhn, sister of Abraham Kuhn, and later Betty Gallenberg..Kuhn and Loeb had created a successful merchandising business in Cincinnati, Ohio, when they decided to move east, to New York, to take advantage of the country's burgeoning economic expansion..Kuhn, Loeb, like all investment banks, brought capital together with commercial opportunity.. Its first meaningful entry into railroad financing was in 1877..Harriman became interested in ju-jitsu after his 2-month Visit to Japan in 1905..It also acted as the leading investment house for John D. Rockefeller, through the guidance of his investment adviser, Frederick T. Gates..The firm also joined a partnership with Rockefeller in 1911 to gain control of the Equitable Trust Company, which was later to merge and become the Chase Bank..Besides the controversial Rückwanderer Mark Scheme, NARA records also revealed another controversy during the occupation of France by the Nazis - Chase National Bank worked with the Nazi Government..Within hours of the Executive Order, Chase UNblocked the accounts and the funds were transferred through South America to Nazi Germany..

My little Elisabeth, was the sunshine of my life..

Snow White commemorative relief for Elisabeth in the Herrngarten in Darmstadt..

Famous partners of the firm included Otto Kahn, Paul Warburg, Felix Warburg, Mortimer Schiff, Benjamin Buttenwieser, Lewis Strauss, and Sigmund Warburg, founder of S.G. Warburg..Warburg was born in Hamburg, Germany, to the Warburg family, a Jewish banking dynasty with origins in Venice..On October 1, 1895, Warburg was married in New York City to Nina J. Loeb, daughter of Solomon Loeb, founder of the New York investment firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.. The Warburgs were the parents of a son, James Paul Warburg, and a daughter, Bettina Warburg Grimson, trained as a psychiatrist at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases in London...Ah, just in time for a new century...Although a major factor in German finance, after frequent business trips to New York Warburg settled there in 1902 as a partner in Kuhn, Loeb & Co., where the influential Jacob Schiff, his brother-in-law, was senior partner..He was a member of Temple Emanu-El in New York City..Upon arriving in New York, Warburg drafted a critique of the American banking system, which he thought was insufficiently centralized..A central bank constructed along the lines of the Reichsbank could fulfill this role, according to Warburg, and thus make it easier for the excess reserves of one bank to be used to bolster the insufficient reserves of another..By 1908, Warburg had gained enough recognition that Nelson Aldrich, the Republican senator from Rhode Island, consulted him for advice on currency reform..In 1909, Aldrich introduced a constitutional amendment to establish an income tax, although he had declared a similar measure "communistic" a decade earlier..In 1910,Aldrich invited Warburg to attend a secret meeting with other influential bankers on Jekyll Island in Georgia,where the draft of a bill to establish a central bank was worked out..His daughter Abigail married into the Rockefeller family, and his descendants became powerful figures in American politics and banking - Aldrich was very active in the Freemasons and was Treasurer of the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island..In 1913 Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Federal Reserve Act patterned after Aldrich's vision, creating the modern Federal Reserve System..The Nelson W. Aldrich House on 110 BeneVolent Street in Providence serves as the headquarters for the Rhode Island Historical Society..Warwick is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island..The Aldrich Bill, however, did not become the Federal Reserve Act.. The OwenGlass Bill did..Warburg celebrated..It was "a source of great satisfaction", he wrote, that both the Democratic and Republican parties had come to embrace the type of plan for which reformers like him had been campaigning-Magick Mirror on the Wall, who is the fairest one of All?..

In its early years, intermarriage among the German-Jewish elite was common.. Consequently, the partners of Kuhn, Loeb were closely related by blood and marriage to the partners of J & W Seligman, Speyer & Co., Goldman, Sachs & Co., Lehman Brothers and other prominent German-Jewish firms..Prior to the Second World War, a particularly close relationship existed between the partners of Kuhn, Loeb and M. M. Warburg & Co. of Hamburg, Germany, through Paul and Felix, who were Kuhn, Loeb partners.. Later on, following World War II, their cousin Sigmund Warburg would briefly continue this relationship as a partner and Executive Director of the firm..The Warburg family still owns the bank, continuing a more than 200-year legacy of private ownership..The firm's fortunes began to fade in the years following World War II.. Wall Street was changing and shifting away from relationship banking..Concentration of media ownership (also known as media consolidation or media convergence) is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the Mass Media..In 1865 they formed a European news cartell-Bernhard Wolff (3 March 1811 – 11 May 1879) was a German media mogul.. He was editor of the Vossische Zeitung, founder of the National Zeitung (1848-1938), and founder of Wolffs Telegraphisches Bureau (1849-1934), one of the first press agencies in Europe and one of the 3 great European telegraph monopolies until the World War II-era, the other two being the English Reuters and the French Havas..The Vossische Zeitung (more precisely: "(Koniglich Privilegierte) Berlinische Zeitung von Staats- und Gelehrten Sachen") was the well-known liberal German newspaper that was published in Berlin (1721–1934)..Until the second year of the Third Reich's reign over Germany, the publication was generally regarded as Germany's national newspaper of record, just as The Times and Le Temps were to Great Britain and France, respectively..The second son of a Jewish banker, Wolff lived in Berlin..Several stories circulating in the 1920s about Hitler's alleged Jewish ancestry, including one about a Baron Rothschild in Vienna in whose household Maria Schicklgruber had worked for some time as a servant - Joachim Fest wrote that: The indulgence normally accorded to a man's origins is out of place in the case of Adolf Hitler, who made documentary proof of Aryan ancestry a matter of life and death for millions of people but himself possessed no such document..Der Wehrwolf became a bestseller in Nazi Germany...,_Loeb_%26_Co. lived with two souls!..The werewolf is neither man nor wolf, but a Satanic creature with the worst qualities of both..Even the innocent girl who loved him was not safe...once the full moon ...

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