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Biography: Morris Adler born April 4, 1855 – photograph

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Morris Adler, a coal mine operator, was born April 4, 1855, at Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee. He was the son of Jacob Adler and Sophie (Kahn) Adler; grandson of Meyer Adler and Caroline (Rosengart) Adler, of Buttenhansen Village, Wurtemberg, Germany, and of Moses Kahn and Clara Kahn, of Altenstadt Village, Bavaria.

He was educated in the common schools of Jonesboro; located in Birmingham, Alabama. He was engaged in various business enterprises, and with his brother, he was the owner and operator of the Corona coal mines and the Townley coal mines.

He was a Democrat.

Morris Adler married on December 23, 1884, at Baltimore, Maryland, Mary, daughter of Sleon and Theresa Hartman.

They had the following children by1921 where they were residing in Birmingham, Alabama.

  1. Leon M. Adler
  2. Julian E. Adler


Morris Adler passed away December 3, 1922, in Jefferson County, Alabama.



  1. History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography, Volume 3 By Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen
  2. Birmingham Alabama Library digital photographs

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