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Max HESSLEIN  1874 - 1943   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Max HESSLEIN  1874 - 1943

aka M. Hesslein
nationality
occupation Stock & bond broker, banker
birth 28 Apr 1874, Bamberg, GERMANY
baptism
death 12 June 1943, Warwick, New York
burial
marriage married on 2 Apr 1903, Manhattan, New York:
Alice ROSENBLATT

b. 7 June 1877, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY
d. 24 June 1948, Livingston, Montana


children
  • Helen

    b. 13 Jan 1904, New York City
    d. .... 1982, ..........

  • Alice

    b. 24 Jan 1907, New York City
    d. ................


PARENTS

father Nathan HESSLEIN

b. ..........
d. ............

mother Rosa EINHORN

b. ..........
d. ............

children
  • Max

    b. 28 Apr 1874, Bamberg, GERMANY
    d. 12 June 1943, Warwick, New York


LIFE


Emigrated to the U. S. sailing from Bremen, Germany, in November 1894 (he was naturalized on 22 July 1920)


FINANCIAL NOTES:
Max Hesslein of S. H. Rosenblatt & Co. returned from a two months' trip to Europe on the SS “KRONPRINZESSIN CECILIE”
(New York Times, 9 Apr 1908)



Max Hesslein
SS “PRINZ FRIEDRICH WILHELM”
dep.: ….. July 1908, Cherbourg, France
arr.: 21 July 1908, New York
(wrong image shown)



Max Hesslein (34y) German
SS “KRONPRINZESSIN CECILIE”
dep.: 11 Nov 1908, Southampton
arr.: 17 Nov 1908, New York
City of birth: Bamberg, Germany
Mother: Mrs. Hesslein, Bamberg, Germany



Max Hesslein (no age) USC
Mrs. Hesslein (no age) USC
+ Helene Hesslein (5y)
+ Alice Hesslein (3y)
+ Martha Filitz (26y; governess)
SS “KAISER WILHELM II”
dep.: 10 Nov 1909, Cherbourg
arr.: 16 Nov 1909, New York
Cedarhurst, Long Island
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany



Max Hesslein (37y) banker
SS “PRINZESS IRENE”
Dep.: 31 Aug 1911, Genua, Italy
Arr.: 13 Sep 1911, New York
42 Broadway, NY
Cedarhurst, Long Island
Birthplace: Bamberg, Germany
Mother: Mrs. R. Hesslein, Bayreuth, Germany



Max Hesslein (38y) banker nationality: German
SS “KAISER WILHELM II”
dep.: 8 Jan 1913, Southampton, UK
arr.: 16 Jan 1913, New York
60 Broadway, New York
Cedarhurst, Long Island
Mother: Mrs. R. Hesslein, Bayreuth, Germany



Max Hesslein (40y) broker nationality: German
+ Alice Hesslein (37y) nationality: US Citizen
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: no date, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 30 Jan 1914, New York
60 Broadway, New York
birthplace: Berlin, Germany


1915 City Directory:
Hesslein Max (Sig[mund] H. Rosenblatt & Co). Cedarhurst, L.I. [=Long Island]


PASSPORT APPLICATION # 73768 of 23 July 1920
I desire a passport for use in visiting the countries hereinafter named for the following purpose: France, England, Holland. Object of visit: renewing and making connections; to confer with business associates; to discuss very important deal
The passport application is accompanied by a letter from Max Hesslein and Co, 60 Broadway, New York to Passport Agent, Department of State, Custom House, N.Y.C. (dated 23 July 1920):
Dear Sir,
As head of the firm of Max Hesslein & Company, stock and bond brokers of this city, I beg to state that I intend to visit France, England and Holland for the purpose of renewing and extending my business intercourse with the different banks and brokers of these countries. It is very important that I should do so at the earliest possible moment. Yours very truly, Max Hesslein



Max Hesslein
SS “IMPERATOR“
dep.: 12 Aug 1920, New York
arr.: ...............
Cedarhurst, Long Island



Max Hesslein (46y 7m)
SS “IMPERATOR“
dep.: 25 Sep 1920, Southampton, UK /(Antwerp, BELGIUM)
arr.: 2 Oct 1920, New York
Cedarhurst, Long Island



Max Hesslein (47y)
SS “ADRIATIC“
dep.: 23 Mar 1921, Southampton, UK
arr.: 1 Apr 1921, New York
Cedarhurst, Long Island



Max Hesslein (47y)
+ Alice (44y)
+ Helen (17y)
+ Alice (14y)
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: 9 June 1921, New York
arr.: ....... FRANCE(?)
Cedarhurst, Long Island, NY
For the purpose of visiting France, British Isles and Holland



Max Hesslein (47y)
+ Alice (44y)
+ Helen (17y)
+ Alice (14y)
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: 10 Sep 1921, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 17 Sep 1921, New York
60 Broadway, New York


1922 City Directory:
Hesslein Max. sec[cretary] Opera Disc Co. Inc. h[ome] Woodmere, L.I. [=Long Island]


1923 City Directory:
Hesslein Max (Alice). broker Broadway and Hicks la[ne]



Max Hesslein (54y)
+ Alice (51y)
+ Helen (25y)
+ Alice (22y)
SS “PARIS”
dep.: 6 Mar 1929, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 12 Mar 1929, New York
30 Broad Cedarhurst, New York


1940 US Federal Census:
Max Hesslein (66y) Security Banker (own office)
Alice Hesslein (63y)
- Helen Bailey (36y) nurse Public Health Service



NOTES


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PHOTOS

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THANK YOU


Jenifer Krieger-Johnson