Harris Newmark

Businessperson, Author

1834 – 1916

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Who was Harris Newmark?

Harris Newmark was a Prussian-American businessman, philanthropist, and historian. Born in Löbau in Province of Saxony Newmark emigrated to the United States in 1853, sailed from Europe to New York City to San Francisco, and finally settled in Los Angeles. The Newmark clan was one of the founding families of the Los Angeles area.

Newmark's memoir, Sixty Years in Southern California: 1853-1913, has been cited in dozens of academic papers and books, and is considered to be the Los Angeles equivalent of a Pepys diary.

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Born
Jul 5, 1834
Löbau
Nationality
  • Germany
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
1916

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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