Schwarz, F. A. O.
- Ann T. Keene
Schwarz, F. A. O. (18 October 1836–17 May 1911), toy merchant, was born Frederick August Otto Schwarz in Herford, Westphalia, a German province, to Frederick Schwarz, a jeweler, and Frederica Rothe Schwarz. Young Frederick attended school until the age of fourteen; he was then apprenticed to a local merchant to prepare himself for a career in business....