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Schwarz, F. A. O.locked

(18 October 1836–17 May 1911)
  • Ann T. Keene

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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....

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