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Dr Joseph Firmenich
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Birth: 1828, Germany
Death: 1903
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Physician, businessman. Firmenich was a well known physician in Buffalo who later started a starch company with his two sons. After the death of his son Frank in 1888 the family moved to chicago. There, Firmenich opened Firmenich Manufacturing Company, New Process Starch. The company later moved to Peoria, Illinois.
Frank is also buried here, along with Joseph's wife Marie Louise, and another child, George. The cremated ashes of Joseph's other daughter, Emma Louise Firmenich Hull were placed inside the tomb of her mother.
The three figures in the statue atop the tomb are said to represent faith, hope, and charity. 
Family links: 
  Marie Louise Fisher/Fischer Firmenich (1834 - 1897)
  George F Firmenich (1856 - 1939)*
  Emma Louise Firmenich Hull (1862 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Symphony Shores
Created by: Don M
Record added: Apr 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36336623
Dr Joseph Firmenich
Added by: Don M
Dr Joseph Firmenich
Added by: Don M
Dr Joseph Firmenich
Added by: Don M
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