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Joseph Seligman Taussig
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1832, Austria
Death: Jun. 13, 1911

Joseph Seligman Taussig, banker and broker; born Prague, Austria, February 25, 1832; son of Seligman and Rosalie Taussig; came to St Louis, 1846; educated in Polytechnic Institute, Prague, and later in Commercial College in St Louis; widower; children, Albert E , Fred J. On coming to St Louis, 1846, joined elder brother Charles, entering employment of latters firm, Taussig & Abeles, with whom remained until 1853; then with Eddy, Jameson & Company, whole dry goods, until 1856, then went into business with his brother, Edward, in Carondelet as J. & E. Taussig. Espoused Union cause and joined company of Home Gueards; sold out Carondelet business, 1863, and went to Memphis, where established commission house of Corunna, Taussig & Company; joined Home Guards thee and saw service in repelling General Forrest's raid on Memphis; left Memphis, 1866, and became associated with banking house of Taussig, Fisher & Company, New York, where remained until lost all in panic of 1873. Returned to St Louis, 1874, and with cousin, John J. Taussig, established present firm of J. &J. Taussig, bankers and brokers. Voted for Abraham Lincoln, 1860, and for Grover Cleveland, 1884; now Democrat. Treasurer of Ethical Society. Recreations are literary, philosophical and scientific researches. Club; Noonday. Office; 621 Security Bldg. Residence 2318 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, Missouri.
Aged 79 years 3 months 23 days at time of death 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary L. Cuno Taussig (1845 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  Albert E. Taussig (1871 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 73-82 lot 1290, buried June 26, 1911 (cremated)
 
Created by: randal nichoalds
Record added: Dec 24, 2014
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Joseph Seligman Taussig
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Joseph Seligman Taussig
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