Heinrich Brunner (entrepreneur)
Heinrich Brunner, who was married twice, died on June 11, 1857 in Glarus. He was the father of Jost Brunner .
In 1822 he acquired the textile printing company founded by his brother Hans Peter . As a commercial manager, he recruited skilled colorists and had so-called yasmak fabrics, which were processed into face veils , produced for the Turkish market . From the 1840s onwards, his printing company developed into one of the largest in the country. As a wealthy entrepreneur from Glarus, he supported charitable institutions such as poor institutions , schools and savings funds , and in 1855 he set up a scholarship fund .
Brunner began as a clerk in the administrative chamber of the Helvetian canton of Linth and from 1803 became the private secretary of the Landammann . He then acted as a Glarner Landschreiber from 1808 to 1825 and as a criminal judge from 1837 to 1841.
- Hermann Wartmann: Brunner, Heinrich . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 3, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1876, p. 446 f.
- State archive of the Canton of Glarus Family archive of land clerk Heinrich Brunner (1773-1857), Glarus, and his descendants
- Adolf Jenny-Trümpy Commerce and Industry of the Canton of Glarus 2 , 1902, pp. 299–301
- Silvia Oberhänsli The Glarus Entrepreneurs in the 19th Century , 1982, v. a. P. 43
- Veronika Feller-Vest : Heinrich Brunner. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland . January 21, 2015 .
- Literature about Heinrich Brunner on unibas.ch
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss entrepreneurs and politicians|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 15, 1773|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Glarus|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 11, 1857|
|Place of death||Glarus|