Jackson Smith Schultz

Male 1815 - 1891  (75 years)


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  • Name Jackson Smith Schultz 
    Born 9 Nov 1815  Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cemetery Green-Wood Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID F4CFEF16B96B2B488D07A483A2337C319C56 
    Died 1 Mar 1891  Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Brooklyn, Kings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I115545  Scudder
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2017 

    Family Catherine Chichester,   b. 14 Dec 1816, Huntington, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1877  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1837 
    _UID AFD17B806C2DEA4490681538D94676B9D5B9 
    Children 
     1. Abner Chichester Schultz,   b. 23 Oct 1838, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1840, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Theodore Schultz,   b. 12 Nov 1840, Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1886, Queens county, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Iantha C. Schultz,   b. 19 Sep 1842, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1870  (Age 28 years)
     4. Charles Schultz,   b. 18 Sep 1844, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1848, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     5. Kate Carroll Schultz,   b. 8 Jun 1846, Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1925  (Age 78 years)
     6. Gertrude Schultz,   b. 1 Aug 1848, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Louis Hallock Schultz,   b. 11 May 1854, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Julia West Schultz,   b. 11 May 1854, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F42825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jackson worked at his father's tannery, Middletown, Delaware county, New York., 1824–27, and in his father's store. New York city, 1828–34; attended Goold Brown's academy in New York city, during the winter months of 1828–34, and Waterville college, Maine, 1834–36. He was connected with the leather business of his father and his uncle, Morgan L. Smith, in New York city, 1836–37, and was a member of the firm of Young and Schultz, 1837–91.

      He was a charter member of the Eclectic association, founded in 1837; a member of the Mercantile Library association; president of the board of health of New York city, and of the excise commission, 1866–77; and a member of the Union League club, 1861–91. He was a Hard Money, [p.265] and subsequently a Free Soil, Democrat, and in 1856 joined the Republican party. He was New York, and subsequently United States, commissioner to the Vienna exposition of 1873; director of the Park bank from its organization to 1880; one of the governors of the New York hospital and Bloomingdale asylum, 1860; member of the committee of severity in exposing the Tweed conspiracy; a member of the New York Hide and Leather club, and of the chamber of commerce, 1865–91, and of the board of management of the Veteran Association of the Seventh Regiment of New York. He received the honorary degree of A.M. from Colby in 1867. He is the author of: Leather Manufacture in the United States.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1849] Find a Grave Index, 1600s to Current, (database online).