Religion: 4001335

In a town of Rhenish Bavaria one Sara bore to one Lazarus Straus three sons. The first-born he named Isidore; the second he named Nathan; the youngest, Oscar Solomen. Isidore, after distinguished years as merchant, banker and Congressman, lost his life, a hero, in the Titanic disaster. Nathan is now 77 and Oscar Solomon is 75, and for more than a generation their portraits have appeared in the public prints of the U. S. as frequently as that of Santa Claus. Nathan is the passionate philanthropist. No sooner does he make a...

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