HERTZ, HYMAN (ca. 1808–1833). Hyman Hertz, early Jewish merchant and delegate to the Convention of 1832, was born in Hannover, Germany, around 1808. On December 18, 1829, Hertz and his brother Joseph Hertz arrived in Nacogdoches. Hyman Hertz, who was twenty-one and single, established a mercantile business. He represented Nacogdoches at the Convention of 1832 and was killed the next year when the steamer, Lioness, on which he was traveling to New Orleans, caught fire and sank on the Red River.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "HERTZ, HYMAN," accessed February 25, 2020, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fhe54.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.