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Riverside Drive - New York City, New York - Straus Monument - Isador (also Isidor) and Ida Straus perished together on the Titanic in 1912. Isador with his brothers turned Macy's into the largest department store in the world. In addition he was a partner in A & S Straus, the Brooklyn department store, and served as a member of Congress from 1893-95. He was socially active and a prominent philanthropist. Isador and Ida were married 41 years when they embarked ................................

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