Gimbel Family

  • Gimbel Brothers – Gimbels Department Store Founders – longtime congregational family – Parents Adam (1816-1896) & Fridoline (Kahnweiler) (1830-1886) Brothers: Jacob (1851-1922), Isaac (1857-1931), Charles (1861-1932), Daniel (1863-1939), Ellis (1865-1950), Louis (1867-1930), Benedict (1869-1907), Benjamin (1870-?), Sisters: Harriet (1848-1910), Julia (1849-?), Sallie (1855-1883?), Rosa (1871-1893), 3 siblings died under age 2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_Congregation_Keneseth_Israel_(Philadelphia)

  • Gimbels: A Storehouse Of History – Article posted in philly.com on August 19, 1986.

http://articles.philly.com/1986-08-19/business/26063474_1_gimbels-chain-adam-gimbel-cigars