Sutro, Adolph

   American engineer. He was born in Aachen, Prussia. He went to the US in 1848 and first worked as a miner. After moving to San Francisco he dealt in real estate; he later served as the city's mayor. He amassed a large library, including numerous Hebrew manuscripts.

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  • SUTRO, ADOLPH HEINRICH JOSEPH — (1830–1898), U.S. engineer and civic leader. Sutro, who was born in Aachen, Prussia, left school at 16, when his father died, to manage the family s woolen cloth mill. At the request of a Memel businessman who bought the factory, Adolph went to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Adolph Sutro — (zwischen 1865 und 1880) Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro (* 29. April 1830 in Aachen; † 8. August 1898 in San Francisco) war der 24. Bürgermeister von San Francisco, der die Stadt von 1894 bis 1896 regiert hat. Er gilt trotz seiner kurzen Amtszeit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro — (1830 – 1898) était un ingénieur allemand du XIXe siècle qui a donné son nom au tunnel de six kilomètres percé à travers la montagne du Nevada, le tunnel de Sutro, avant de devenir un important investisseur immobilier à San Francisco, puis… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sutro Tower — is a three pronged antenna tower on Mount Sutro in the western part of San Francisco, California. It is a dominant part of the city skyline, and a useful landmark for locals. However, strong local opposition and criticism was directed towards the …   Wikipedia

  • Sutro — is a surname and may refer to:* Alfred Sutro, British playwright * Adolph Sutro, mayor of San FranciscoObjects named after Adolph Sutro include: * Sutro Tunnel in Nevada * Sutro Baths, part of Sutro Heights Park in San Francisco * Sutro Tower,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sutro Tower — Basisdaten Ort: San Francisco Verwendung: Sendeturm Bauzeit: 1971–1972 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sutro — ist der Name folgender Personen: Abraham Sutro (1784–1869), deutscher Theologe und Rabbiner Adolph Sutro (1830–1898), 24. Bürgermeister San Franciscos deutscher Herkunft Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterschei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sutro Heights Park — was the estate of Adolph Sutro, land developer and a mayor of San Francisco. The estate once contained many Romanistic statues and a plant also*49 Mile Scenic Drive …   Wikipedia

  • Adolph Sutro — Infobox Officeholder name = Adolph Sutro caption = order = 24th office = Mayor of San Francisco term start = January 7, 1895 term end = January 3, 1897 deputy = predecessor = Levi Richard Ellert successor = James D. Phelan birth date = birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Sutro Baths — The Sutro Baths were a large privately owned swimming pool complex in San Francisco, California built in the late 19th century. The building housing the baths burned down in 1966 and was abandoned. The ruins may still be visited. History On March …   Wikipedia

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