- circa 1870
Part of Cartes-de-Visite Collection
Born in Wurtemburg, Germany, in 1836, Edward emigrated to the United States in 1855. He and his brother, Solomon, came to the West via the Isthmus of Panama in 1858. The brothers were merchants in a number of locations in Oregon over many years. He was a State Treasurer from 1878 to 1887 and served as a Senator from Marion County from 1890 to 1894. He died in Salem in 1909.