Isidor Straus

Retailing magnate
Isidor Straus Isidor Straus (February 6, 1845 – April 15, 1912), a German-American Jew, was co-owner of Macy's department store with his brother Nathan. He also served briefly as a member of the United States House of Representatives. He died with his wife, Ida, in the sinking of the passenger ship RMS Titanic.

Personal facts

Given name
Isidor
Family name
Straus
Birth date
1845-02-06
Birth place
Otterberg
Occupation
Co-owner of Macy's department store
Children
Clarence Elias Straus Hebert Nathan Straus Jesse Isidor Straus Minnie Weil Percy Seldon Straus Sara Hess Vivian Dixon
Death date
1912-04-15
Place of death
RMS Titanic , Atlantic Ocean
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