The Alabama origin of Lehman Bros.

Lehman Bros. began on Commerce Street in Montgomery.

Court Square in Montgomery around 1874. Photo courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives & History. In New York harbor on a mid-September day in 1844, a long voyage to America came to an end for a 21-year-old Bavarian man named Hajum Lehmann. He adopted the Americanized name Henry Lehman and set out to find his…

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