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Claus Spreckels
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Claus Spreckels

The “sugar king” of Hawaii and the West
Claus Spreckels

Claus Spreckels

Age

80

Born

Wednesday 09 Jul 1828

Died

26 Dec 1908

Claus Spreckels
Bio Details

Full name

Claus Spreckels

Gender

Male

Age

80

Date of birth

Wednesday 09 Jul 1828

Birth place

Germany

Date of death:

26 Dec 1908

Place of death

San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA

Occupations

Industrialist

Empire Building

In 1857 Spreckles founded the Albany Brewery in San Francisco, then went on to organise the Bay Sugar Refining Company.  After that he moved on to build the California Sugar Refinery in 1867, financed the shipping line J.D. Spreckels & Bros. in 1879 which became the Oceanic Steamship Company in 1881.  He also built railroad companies in order to facilitate the transport of his sugar around the States.  At the time of his death Spreckles was worth approx. $50m (about $1.3bn today)

Partners of 
Claus Spreckels

Anna Spreckels

Married

5 children together

11 Jul 1852

Claus Spreckels Children

John D Spreckels

born 1853, died 1926, age 72
with Anna Spreckels

Adolph Bernard Spreckels

born 1857, died 1924, age 67
with Anna Spreckels

August Spreckels

born 1858, died 1946, age 88 (approx.)
with Anna Spreckels

Emma Ferris Hutton

born 1870, died 1924, age 54 (approx.)
with Anna Spreckels

Rudolph Spreckels

born 1872, died 1958, age 86 (approx.)
with Anna Spreckels

Claus Spreckels Partner(s) Other Children

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Claus Spreckels Family

Claus Spreckels's parents:

Claus Spreckels's father was John Spreckels Claus Spreckels's mother was Gesche Spreckels


Claus Spreckels's children:

Claus Spreckels's son was John D Spreckels Claus Spreckels's son was Adolph Bernard Spreckels Claus Spreckels's son was August Spreckels Claus Spreckels's daughter was Emma Ferris Hutton Claus Spreckels's son was Rudolph Spreckels


Claus Spreckels's current partners:

Claus Spreckels's wife was Anna Spreckels


Claus Spreckels's grandchildren:

Claus Spreckels's grandson was Jack Spreckels Claus Spreckels's granddaughter was Grace Hamilton Claus Spreckels's granddaughter was Lillian Wegeforth Claus Spreckels's grandson was Claus Spreckels Claus Spreckels's granddaughter was Alma Rosekrans Claus Spreckels's grandson was Adolph Bernard Spreckels Jr. Claus Spreckels's granddaughter was Dorothy Munn Claus Spreckels's granddaughter was Lurline Kuznik Claus Spreckels's granddaughter is Jean Ferris Harris


Claus Spreckels's great grandchildren:

Claus Spreckels's great granddaughter was Geraldine Spreckels Fuller Claus Spreckels's great grandson was Bunker Spreckels Claus Spreckels's great granddaughter is Joan Spreckles   Claus Spreckels's great great granddaughter is Gillian Spreckels Fuller


Claus Spreckels's in laws:

Claus Spreckels's father in law was John Mangels Claus Spreckels's brother in law was Claus Mangels Claus Spreckels's sister in law was Anna Grothier Claus Spreckels's sister in law was Sophie Browner Claus Spreckels's brother in law was Louis Mangels Claus Spreckels's daughter in law was Lillie Spreckels Claus Spreckels's daughter in law was Susan Spreckels Claus Spreckels's son in law is John W. Ferris


Claus Spreckels's former in laws:

Claus Spreckels's former daughter in law was Alma Spreckels Claus Spreckels's former son in law was Thomas Watson