Strauss, Lewis Lichtenstein

(1896-1974)
   American government official. Born in Charleston, West Virgina, he initially worked selling shoes. In 1917 he joined Herbert Hoover's Belgian relief service. In 1919 he worked for the banking house of Kuhn, Loeb and Company and married a daughter of one of the partners. He became a partner in 1928. In 1941 he was called to active duty with the US navy; several years later he became rear admiral. He served on the Atomic Energy Commission.

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  • STRAUSS, LEWIS LICHTENSTEIN — (1896–1974), U.S. governmental official, navy rear admiral, and banker. Strauss was born in Charleston, West Virginia, and grew up in Richmond. He became a traveling salesman for his family s wholesale shoe business. In 1917 he presented himself… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss — junior (* 31. Januar 1896 in Charleston, West Virginia; † 21. Januar 1974 in Brandy Station, Culpeper County, West Virginia) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker, Geschäftsmann, Bankier und Offizier der U …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss junior — Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss junior (* 31. Januar 1896 in Charleston, West Virginia; † 21. Januar 1974 in Brandy Station, Culpeper County, West Virginia) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker, Geschäftsmann, Bankier und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis L. Strauss — Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss junior (* 31. Januar 1896 in Charleston, West Virginia; † 21. Januar 1974 in Brandy Station, Culpeper County, West Virginia) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker, Geschäftsmann, Bankier und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis Strauss — Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss junior (* 31. Januar 1896 in Charleston, West Virginia; † 21. Januar 1974 in Brandy Station, Virginia) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Republikanische Partei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis Strauss — Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) was an American businessman, government department head, and US Naval officer.Strauss was born January 31, 1896 in Charleston, West Virginia. He took on a leadership role in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lichtenstein (disambiguation) — Lichtenstein can also refer to the following.Places* Lichtenstein a town in Saxony, Germany * Lichtenstein (Reutlingen) a municipality in Baden Württemberg, Germany * Lichtenstein Castle in Baden Württemberg, Germany * Lichtenstein (Harz) a… …   Wikipedia

  • Strauss — or Strauß is a common German surname. It occurs in the spellings Strauß, Strauss, Straus, Strouse (an English transliteration), or Štraus (a Czech or Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian transliteration). In Switzerland, and outside the German speaking… …   Wikipedia

  • Oskar S. Strauss — Oscar Straus Oscar Solomon Straus (* 23. Dezember 1850 in Otterberg in Rheinland Pfalz; † 3. Mai 1926 in New York City) war Diplomat und Handelsminister der USA. Von 1906 bis 1909 war er unter Theodore Roosevelt der erste Jude in einem US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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