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Charles Gerstenberg was a Chicago-based grain commission merchant and a founding member of the [[Chicago Board of Trade]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/clark-j-herringshaw/herringshaws-city-blue-book-of-biography--chicagoans-of-1919-volume-1919-rre/page-26-herringshaws-city-blue-book-of-biography--chicagoans-of-1919-volume-1919-rre.shtml|name=Herringshaw's city blue book of biography : Chicagoans of 1919 (Volume 1919)|org=Google Books|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=mYspAAAAYAAJ&dq=Annual%20report%20of%20the%20trade%20and%20commerce%20of%20Chicago%20Board%20of%20Trade&pg=PA54#v=onepage&q=Annual%20report%20of%20the%20trade%20and%20commerce%20of%20Chicago%20Board%20of%20Trade&f=false|name=Ninth Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Chicago for the year ending March 31, 1867 for the Chicago Board of Trade|org=Google Books}}</ref>
Charles Gerstenberg was a Chicago-based grain commission merchant and a founding member of the [[Chicago Board of Trade]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/clark-j-herringshaw/herringshaws-city-blue-book-of-biography--chicagoans-of-1919-volume-1919-rre/page-26-herringshaws-city-blue-book-of-biography--chicagoans-of-1919-volume-1919-rre.shtml|name=Herringshaw's city blue book of biography : Chicagoans of 1919 (Volume 1919)|org=Google Books|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=mYspAAAAYAAJ&dq=Annual%20report%20of%20the%20trade%20and%20commerce%20of%20Chicago%20Board%20of%20Trade&pg=PA54#v=onepage&q=Annual%20report%20of%20the%20trade%20and%20commerce%20of%20Chicago%20Board%20of%20Trade&f=false|name=Ninth Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Chicago for the year ending March 31, 1867 for the Chicago Board of Trade|org=Google Books|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref>


== Background ==
== Background ==
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Gerstenberg founded Gerstenberg & Company, a commercial grain company, in 1856 in Chicago.  His sons Adolph and Erich later worked for the company.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1986-01-18/news/8601050416_1_clearing-corp-member-chicago-board|name=Raymond Gerstenberg, Board Of Trade Senior|org=Chicago Tribune|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref>
Gerstenberg founded [[Gerstenberg & Company]], a commercial grain company, in 1856 in Chicago.  His sons [[Adolph Gerstenberg|Adolph]] and [[Erich Gerstenberg|Erich]] later worked for the company.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1986-01-18/news/8601050416_1_clearing-corp-member-chicago-board|name=Raymond Gerstenberg, Board Of Trade Senior|org=Chicago Tribune|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref>  Gerstenberg & Company was sometimes referred to as "The House of Gerstenberg."
 
In book about the history of the CBOT, Gerstenberg is referred to as Carl Gerstenberg.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofboardof03tayl/historyofboardof03tayl_djvu.txt|name=History of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago|org=University of Illinois|date=January 28, 2011}}</ref>


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Latest revision as of 18:25, 11 August 2011



Charles Gerstenberg
Occupation Grain Commission Merchant
Employer Gerstenberg & Company
Location Chicago

Charles Gerstenberg was a Chicago-based grain commission merchant and a founding member of the Chicago Board of Trade.[1][2]

Background[edit]

Gerstenberg founded Gerstenberg & Company, a commercial grain company, in 1856 in Chicago. His sons Adolph and Erich later worked for the company.[3] Gerstenberg & Company was sometimes referred to as "The House of Gerstenberg."

In book about the history of the CBOT, Gerstenberg is referred to as Carl Gerstenberg.[4]

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