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Person: FALK, Johann  (fl. 1880s-1930s)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Johann FALK
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide making business
Main period of activity
1880s-1930s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
date unknown
born at
unknown location
1895-1935
owner
in or before 1895
employee
date unknown
died at
unknown location
Short biography
Salesman for Georges Carette & Co. before 1895; opened own factory for manufacture of tin toys, especially magic lanterns and slides, 1895. Firm sold to the Schaller Brothers in 1935 under threat of expropriation by National Socialist authorities on political grounds.
Lucerna ID  6003784

Record created by Deac Rossell and Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 January 2012

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