Lyman Bloomingdale

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Lyman Gustave Bloomingdale (February 11, 1841 – October 13, 1905) was an American businessman and philanthropist.wikipedia
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Bloomingdale's

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He is best known for retail, and in April 1872, with his brother Joseph, founded Bloomingdales Department Store on 59th Street in New York City. By 1898, the first of Jesse W. Reno’s patented "inclined elevators" (early escalators) were incorporated into the Bloomingdale Bros. store at Third Avenue and 59th Street.
Bloomingdale's Inc. is an American luxury department store chain; it was founded by Joseph B. and Lyman G. Bloomingdale in 1861.

Joseph B. Bloomingdale

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He is best known for retail, and in April 1872, with his brother Joseph, founded Bloomingdales Department Store on 59th Street in New York City.
Joseph Bernard Bloomingdale (December 22, 1842 – November 21, 1904) was an American businessman who in April 1872, with his brother Lyman, founded Bloomingdales Department Store on 56th Street in New York City.

Consolidated National Bank

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In late August 1902, the newly formed Consolidated National Bank elected Bloomingdale as a director.
In late August 1902, the bank elected Amzi L. Barber, Lyman G. Bloomingdale of Bloomingdale Brothers, and James G. Newcomb as directors.

Alfred S. Bloomingdale

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Bloomingdale was born to a wealthy Jewish family on April 15, 1916 in New York City, the son of Rosalind (née Schiffer) and Hiram Bloomingdale, and the grandson of Lyman G. Bloomingdale, a co-founder of the famous department store Bloomingdales.

Congregation Emanu-El of New York

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He was a director and treasurer for the Monteflore Home for Chronic Invalids, and treasurer for Temple Beth-El.

Esther Wallenstein

Within only a few years of its founding, the board of directors of the Asylum could count among its membership Lyman G. Bloomingdale (1841–1905), a co-founder of Bloomingdale’s department store and Isidor Straus (February 6, 1845 – April 15, 1912), a co—owner of Macy’s department store.

730 Park Avenue

Bloomingdale also had a residence at 730 Park Avenue in New York, with other former tenants including Mitzi Newhouse, Sam Newhouse, Edward M. Warburg, and John L. Loeb.
Past tenants included Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr. (the founder of Advance Publications) and his wife Mitzi, philanthropist Edward Warburg, John Langeloth Loeb, Jr. (who served as the United States Ambassador to Denmark from 1981 to 1983), Lyman G. Bloomingdale (the co-founder of Bloomingdale's) and journalist Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes.

Edgar M. Cullman

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In 1938, he married Louise Bloomingdale (1919–2014), granddaughter of Lyman Bloomingdale; they had three children, Edgar Cullman Jr., Lucy Cullman Danziger, and Susan Cullman Kirby (married to attorney John Kirby).

Lower East Side

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United States

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Lyman Gustave Bloomingdale (February 11, 1841 – October 13, 1905) was an American businessman and philanthropist.

New York City

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He is best known for retail, and in April 1872, with his brother Joseph, founded Bloomingdales Department Store on 59th Street in New York City.

Bavaria

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The son of the Bavarian-born, German Jewish immigrant Benjamin Bloomingdale and Hannah Weil, Lyman and his brother Joseph were trained in the retailing of ladies clothing at their father's store.

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The son of the Bavarian-born, German Jewish immigrant Benjamin Bloomingdale and Hannah Weil, Lyman and his brother Joseph were trained in the retailing of ladies clothing at their father's store.

Non-commissioned officer

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He served as a non-commissioned officer in the Kansas Volunteers in the Civil War.

American Civil War

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He served as a non-commissioned officer in the Kansas Volunteers in the Civil War.

Third Avenue

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Going into the retail business for themselves, on April 17, 1872, the Bloomingdale brothers opened their first store at 938 Third Avenue, New York City, between 56th and 57th Streets. Their success resulted in the business outgrowing its premises and in 1886 they relocated operations to 59th Street and Third Avenue.

Paris

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With Lyman as the sole proprietor, the Bloomingdale brothers' new store sold a wide variety of European fashions, anchored through their own buying office in Paris.

59th Street (Manhattan)

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Their success resulted in the business outgrowing its premises and in 1886 they relocated operations to 59th Street and Third Avenue.

New Year's Day

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His brother Joseph retired from the business on New Year's Day 1896, but Lyman remained involved until his death.

Jesse W. Reno

By 1898, the first of Jesse W. Reno’s patented "inclined elevators" (early escalators) were incorporated into the Bloomingdale Bros. store at Third Avenue and 59th Street.

Escalator

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By 1898, the first of Jesse W. Reno’s patented "inclined elevators" (early escalators) were incorporated into the Bloomingdale Bros. store at Third Avenue and 59th Street.

Chamber of commerce

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He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, as well as various civic institutions and the Lafayette Post.

Macy's, Inc.

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In 1929, Bloomingdale Brothers, Inc. was sold to the Federated Department Stores.