Robert Faist Rosenheim (1861 – )

“ROSENHEIM, Robert Faist, millinery merchant; born, St. Louis, July 12, 1861; son of Morris and Matilda (Ottenheimer)  Rosenheim; educated in the public schools of St. Louis, and for six years in Frankfort-on-the-Main and Stuttgart, Germany, until 1877; married, St. Louis, Feb. 14, 1898, Lottie Dorothy Ware.

Returned to St. Louis from Germany summer of 1877, and engaged in 1879 with his father’s business, Rosenheim, Levis & Co., wholesale millinery, serving fourteen years, from boy to partner, 1879-93; engaged in various enterprises 1893-96, and finally, with father and brother, opened again in 1896; sold out in 1899, and then established the R.F. Rosenheim Toggery Co.: since 1907 in retail millinery business.

Republican.  Recreation: Traveling abroad.

Office: 3826 Olive St.  Residence: 3867 Washington Boul.”

Source:  The Book of St. Lousians, by Albert Nelson Marquis, A.N. Marquis and Co., Chicago, 1912, page 511

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