Ignacy Poznański

Ignacy Poznański (1852 - 1908)

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Ignacy Poznański
Born in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Polandmap
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Biography

Polish-born Ignacy (Izaak) 1852-1908, was the eldest son of cotton-king Izrael Poznanski and his wife Leona Hertz. Like his father, he became an industrialist who contributed to the cotton industry of Lodz. Husband of Bela (Boila) née Tykociner. President of the Management Board of Sp. Acc. IK Poznański 1900-1908.

He was a graduate of German grammar school in Łódź and received a home education. After the death of his father, together with his mother Leona (Łaja) from the house of Hertz (1830-1914), he became its main heir, and thus - the chairman of the board and the chief director of the Towarzystwo Akcyjne I.K. Poznanski. He was also a shareholder and member of the Supervisory Board of Bank Dyskontowy in Warsaw and the owner of the Wyczerpy Dolne estate near Częstochowa. He sat in the authorities of the City Credit Society (Lodz) and the Lodz Mutual Credit Society. He was the honorary councilman of Lodz (1900-1908). During the revolution of 1905, he belonged to a group of industrialists, supporting the postulates of establishing a municipal self-government in the Kingdom of Poland. He was one of the co-founders of the Lodz Music Society. He continued his father's activity for the Jewish community, including as a prez. Lodz Jewish Charity Society (1900-1908), curator of the Hospital I. and L. Poznańskich, prez. Towarzystwa "Linat ha-Cedek" and board member of the Talmud Tora Society. He was buried in Łódź.[1]

Sources

  1. http://www.jhi.pl/psj/Poznanski_Ignacy_(Izaak); author Rafał Żebrowski

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