Christian Rosenthal

28 July 1871–2 February 1961 (Age 89)
Riga, Latvia

The Life of Christian

When Christian Rosenthal was born on 28 July 1871, his father, Karl Rosenthaal, was 76 and his mother, Mrs. Dora Rosenthal, was 74. He married Karolina Sandreiter on 11 May 1902, in Riga, Latvia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 February 1961, in Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Rosenthal
Karolina Sandreiter
Marriage: 11 May 1902
Milda Rosenthal
Harvey Rosenthal
Edmund Rosenthal
Arvid Rosenthal
Anna Rosenthal

Spouse and Children

11 May 1902
Riga, Latvia



    Harvey Rosenthal


    Edmund Rosenthal


    Arvid Rosenthal



Parents and Siblings

    Karl Rosenthaal


    Mrs. Dora Rosenthal




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 4

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of numerous places named Rosenthal or Rosendahl (‘rose valley’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the German compound Rosenthal ‘rose valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Christ Rosenthal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christon Rosenthal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christ Rosenthal, "United States Census, 1930"

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