Clemens Reiss1

M, b. 7 November 1835, d. 1 June 1896

Clemens Reiss 1835-1896
Source: The C. Reiss Coal Company
50th Anniversary 1880-1930
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  • Birth*: Clemens Reiss was born on 7 November 1835 at Croev, Germany.1
  • Immigration*: He immigrated in 1856.2
  • Marriage*: He married Anna Maria Mallmann on 10 May 1864 at Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA.1
  • Death*: Clemens Reiss died on 1 June 1896 at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, at age 60.
    In Memoriam - Clemens Reiss, founder of The C. Reiss Coal Company in the fall of 1880, was its first President. He was born November 7th, 1935, in Germany and attended the schools of his native land, coming to this country when twenty-one years old. His death occured in Sheboygan, June 1st 1896. In his sones Mr. Reiss has left his pioneer spirit to do and to accomplish material advancement in the coal problems of the present day.
    Source: The C. Reiss Coal Company: 50th Anniversary 1880-1930.1,2
  • Biography*: Clemens and Anna Maria had 14 grandchildren by 1912.1

Family: Anna Maria Mallmann b. 10 Jun 1845, d. 1916

Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  2. [S2084] Reiss Company, The C. Reiss Coal Company: 50th Anniversary 1880-1930, Viewed at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Clemens A. Reiss1,2

M, b. 16 August 1887, d. 3 November 1941

Clemens A. Reiss, 1877-1941

Family: Cecilia M. Connor b. 27 Jul 1888, d. 26 Jun 1944

Citations

  1. [S85] Chicago Tribune, October 10, 1943, Page 31.
  2. [S193] Evanston Review, July 7, 1944, Page 62.
  3. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  4. [S421] Unknown, "Reiss - Connor Group Sheet", Group sheet provided by Nancy Connor Post.
  5. [S1676] Find A Grave, online http://findagrave.com, Clemens Anthony Reiss, record added July 26, 2009, Memorial #39911937, accessed November 5, 2013.
  6. [S1680] James and Anastasia Connor Family Bible.
  7. [S421] Unknown, "Reiss - Connor Group Sheet", Group sheet provided by Nancy Connor Post, page 116.

Clemens Anthony Reiss1

M, b. 15 August 1916, d. 14 June 1968

Citations

  1. [S1680] James and Anastasia Connor Family Bible.
  2. [S224] Connor-Colfour Family, Research of Daniel R. Schattnik, 24 pages, Received via U.S. mail February 13, 2001 from Daniel Schattnik Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  3. [S1676] Find A Grave, online http://findagrave.com, Clemens Anthony Reiss, record added June 2, 2009, Memorial #39912408, accessed November 5, 2013.

Edmund Reiss1

M, b. 14 March 1869, d. 23 July 1892

Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  2. [S2074] Edmund Reiss, Birth Registration File # 01741 (June 22 1871).

Elizabeth Reiss

F, b. 15 September 1914, d. 6 November 1995

Family: Milton F. Kummer b. 6 Mar 1913, d. 25 Dec 1990

Citations

  1. [S224] Connor-Colfour Family, Research of Daniel R. Schattnik, 24 pages, Received via U.S. mail February 13, 2001 from Daniel Schattnik Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  2. [S1680] James and Anastasia Connor Family Bible.
  3. [S309] US Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current, Ancestry.com, Elizabeth R. Kummer entry, accessed November 5, 2013.
  4. [S1676] Find A Grave, online http://findagrave.com, Elizabeth Reiss Kummer, record added July 26, 2009, Memorial #39919563, accessed November 5, 2013.
  5. [S1855] Martin A. Krummer, "Sullivan Family," e-mail to Elaine M. Beaudoin, November 5, 2013.

Frances Reiss

F, b. 21 August 1918, d. 1 December 1965

Citations

  1. [S224] Connor-Colfour Family, Research of Daniel R. Schattnik, 24 pages, Received via U.S. mail February 13, 2001 from Daniel Schattnik Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  2. [S1680] James and Anastasia Connor Family Bible.
  3. [S1676] Find A Grave, online http://findagrave.com, Francis Reiss, record added July 26, 2009, Memorial #39920153, accessed November 5, 2013.

Jacob L. Reiss1

M, b. 20 March 1873

Jacob L. Reiss 1873-1955
Source: Genealogy of the Family of
Clemens Reiss and Anna Mallmann, 1973
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Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Jennie Reiss1

F, b. 30 October 1877

Jennie Reiss Ballschmider 1877-1926
Source: Genealogy of the Family of
Clemens Reiss and Anna Mallmann, 1973
Photograph by Picasa

Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.

John Peter Reiss1

M, b. 15 May 1875, d. 21 July 1916

John P. Reiss 1875-1916
Source: Genealogy of the Family of
Clemens Reiss and Anna Mallmann, 1973
Photograph by Picasa
  • Birth*: John Peter Reiss was born on 15 May 1875 at Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA.1
  • Biography*: John P. Reiss, whose position in business circles is established in the fact that he is the vice president of The C. Reiss Coal Company and secretary, treasurer and general manager of the Wisconsin Transportation Company, two of the most important business concerns in Sheboygan, has in his active connection with these business interests demonstrated his capability to handle important commercial projects and to successfully solve involved and complex business problems. He was born in Sheboygan, May 15, 1875, and is a son of Clemens Reiss. Reared in his native city he pursued a public-school education here and from early manhood has been identified with The C. Reiss Coal Company. He entered into active relations with that business twenty years ago and has advanced through intermediate positions to the vice presidency of the company, which is now capitalize for eight hundred thousand dollars. They have docks at Manitowoc, Green Bay, Escanaba, Ashland and Superior, Wisconsin, ad the home offices are at Sheboygan. They are doing a wholesale business in coal, and their volume of trade is annually represented by a large figure. Mr. Reiss has also been secretary and treasurer of the Wisconsin Transportation Company since its organization in 1904. It is capitalized for four hundred thousand dollars and is a separate organization from The c. Reiss Coal Company. Peter Reiss, however, is president of both organizations and William A. Reiss is the secretary of The C. Reiss Coal Company, while W. B. Gueinzius of Green Bay is vice president of the transportation company. This company owns three large freight boats, -- the America, the Brazil, and the John P. Reiss. The C. Reiss Coal Company is the largest industrial concern of Sheboygan and the Wisconsin Transportation Company is also one of the most important concerns operating not only at this point but along the lake. The intense and intelligently directed activity of John P. Reiss has constituted a feature in the success of both undertakings.2
  • Death*: He died on 21 July 1916 at age 41.
    In Memoriam - John P. Reiss became Vice President and Treasurer of the company in 1902, after having held various other offices, and was Vice President at the date of his death, July 21, 1916.
    The C. Reiss Coal Company: 50th Anniversary 1880-1930.3

Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  2. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, page 703-704.
  3. [S2084] Reiss Company, The C. Reiss Coal Company: 50th Anniversary 1880-1930, Viewed at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Josephine Reiss1

F, b. 12 April 1880

Josephine Reiss Knauf 1880-1956
Source: Genealogy of the Family of
Clemens Reiss and Anna Mallmann, 1973
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Citations

  1. [S1906] Carl Ziller, History of Sheboygan County, Vol II, pages 701-704. Reprint: Brookhaven Press, 2000; La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  2. [S2083] Reiss, Reiss Family Genealogy, 1973, Original copy viewed at the Wisconsin Historical Society.