Albert Jaegers (Albert Jaegers)

Albert Jaegers

Sculptor. Born in Elberfeld, Germany, he came to America and lived in Cincinnati, Ohio. At first he was an apprentice to his father, a wood carver. Later he worked in an architect’s office. He studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy. His most famoust sculpture is a monument to General von Steuben, located in Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., which he completed in 1910. Another famous work of his, was the monument to Francis Daniel Pastorius, located in Vernon Park in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. (bio by: Rich H.)  Family links:  Spouse:  Matilda Holdt Jaegers (1872 – 1949)* *Calculated relationship Note: h/o Matilda (Holdt) Jaegers

Born

  • March, 28, 1868

Died

  • July, 07, 1925

Cemetery

  • Airmont Lutheran Cemetery
  • USA

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