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Oleander Odyssey: The Kempners of Galveston, Texas, 1854-1980s

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  • Oleander Odyssey: The Kempners of Galveston, Texas, 1854-1980s (Texas A&M University Press) – Hardcover (1990)
    by Harold Hyman

    Oleander Odyssey: The Kempners of Galveston, Texas, 1854-1980s

    Hardcover, Texas A&M University Press
    1990
    English
    512 pages

    ISBN: 0890964386
    ISBN-13: 9780890964385

    When Harris Kempner arrived at Ellis Island in 1854, he was an uneducated immigrant teenager escaping anti-Semitism and conscription into the czar's army. When he died forty years later, he was a millionaire and had instilled in his descendants the ideals of private enterprise, public service, and harmonious family cohesion that have made the Kempner family a major force in Galveston for a century. After establishing himself as a peddler in East Texas and later expanding his business as a cotton factor and wholesaler and ... Show more

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