Biographical Sketch of Isidore Weil, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO

>From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.

Isidore Weil, of the firm of A. N. Schuster & Co., wholesale clothing
dealers, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 30, 1843, and
lived in his native State until 1856, and then removed to Philadelphia,
Penn., and after a residence of one year went to Newark, N.J., where he
lived for four years. He was raised with a mercantile experience, and
in 1861 came to Illinois and settled first in Monmouth, Warren County,
and lived there four years and, thence to Peoria, Illinois and in 1866
came to St. Joseph, Missouri, and for the greater portion of the time
has been engaged in the wholesale clothing trade. He was one of the
founders of the firm of A. N. Schuster & Co., and he has contributed a
full share in sustaining and building up the enviable reputation the
house enjoys. He has been twice married; first, in 1868 to Miss
Amanda Houser. She was a native of Europe. Mrs. Weil died in 1878,
leaving four children: Carrie, Jacob, Emil and Herman. His second
marriage occurred in November, 1879, to Miss Rosa May. Their family
by this marriage is one child, Seymour.

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