Stanislaus Kempner, shade cloth;
born near: Warsaw, Russia, on October 20, 1862;
education: national schools in Germany and public schools in Chicago;
Came to U.S., 1880;
was traveling salesman for C. Schotte Company about 10 yrs.;
then became secretary A.S. Klein Company, mfrs. shade cloth;
organized the Western Shade Cloth Company, 1897, becoming treasurer and general manager.
Office: 2100 S. Jefferson Street.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917.