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'''Louis Gelders''' was a real estate investor and restauranteur. His [[Gelders' Restaurant]] was located in downtown [[Birmingham]].
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'''Louis Gelders''' was a real estate investor, restauranteur, and part-owner of the [[Parisian]] department store.
  
 
Gelders and his wife, the former [[Blanche Gelders|Blanche Loeb]] of Mississippi, lived at the [[O'Brien Opera House|Opera House Hotel]] until their first daughter, [[Emma Gelders Sterne|Emma]], turned two. They moved, in [[1896]], to a large house at 1525 [[21st Way South|Beech Street]] on the slope of [[Red Mountain]].  
 
Gelders and his wife, the former [[Blanche Gelders|Blanche Loeb]] of Mississippi, lived at the [[O'Brien Opera House|Opera House Hotel]] until their first daughter, [[Emma Gelders Sterne|Emma]], turned two. They moved, in [[1896]], to a large house at 1525 [[21st Way South|Beech Street]] on the slope of [[Red Mountain]].  
  
He and his children, Emma, [[Joe Gelders|Joseph]] and [[Louis Gelders, Jr|Louis, Jr]], rode horses in the nearby forests. The family attended [[Temple Emanu-El]], where Gelders served on the building committee for the [[1914]] temple, nearby on [[Highland Avenue]].
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Gelders and his children, Emma, [[Joe Gelders|Joseph]] and [[Louis Gelders, Jr|Louis, Jr]], rode horses in the nearby forests.  
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His [[Gelders' Restaurant]] was located in downtown [[Birmingham]]. He helped organize the city's [[Mardi Gras 1886|Mardi Gras]] celebrations in [[1886]]. In [[1911]] he and [[G. W. Beringer]] purchased the Parisian Dry Goods & Millinery Company from its founders, [[Estalla Sommers|Estalla]] and [[Bertha Sommers]]. They hired [[Lauren Bloch]] as general manager, and then sold the company to him in [[1918]].
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The family attended [[Temple Emanu-El]], where Gelders served on the building committee for the [[1914]] temple, nearby on [[Highland Avenue]].
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Revision as of 15:51, 5 January 2011

Louis Gelders was a real estate investor, restauranteur, and part-owner of the Parisian department store.

Gelders and his wife, the former Blanche Loeb of Mississippi, lived at the Opera House Hotel until their first daughter, Emma, turned two. They moved, in 1896, to a large house at 1525 Beech Street on the slope of Red Mountain.

Gelders and his children, Emma, Joseph and Louis, Jr, rode horses in the nearby forests.

His Gelders' Restaurant was located in downtown Birmingham. He helped organize the city's Mardi Gras celebrations in 1886. In 1911 he and G. W. Beringer purchased the Parisian Dry Goods & Millinery Company from its founders, Estalla and Bertha Sommers. They hired Lauren Bloch as general manager, and then sold the company to him in 1918.

The family attended Temple Emanu-El, where Gelders served on the building committee for the 1914 temple, nearby on Highland Avenue.