My grandfather, Julius Ellenberg

He died a couple of years before I was born.  He was a dapper guy.  He went by “Joe,” and I’m named for him (in Hebrew we’re both “Yehuda.”)  I wonder how old he is in this picture?

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2 thoughts on “My grandfather, Julius Ellenberg

  1. majorana says:

    Mathematician?

  2. JSE says:

    Fur merchant! Family legend is that he made a killing when the Daniel Boone coonskin hat went huge in the 50s.

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