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Rosa Lehman was born Rosa Wolf in Altdorf bei Nürnberg in Bavaria on December 4, 1823 or 1825. Rosa married Henry (Hayum) Lehman in November 1849 in Montgomery, AL. She had four children. Her husband Henry established the Lehman Brothers banking firm; he died of yellow fever while traveling in New Orleans in 1855. Rosa died in Montgomery, AL in November 1902.

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Unknown Artist: [Portrait of Rosa Lehman], Leo Baeck Institute, 2020.01.