Straus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (strous Ger. shtrous), [key]
- 1845–1912, U.S. retail merchant and politician, born in Bavaria: congressman 1894–95 (brother of Nathan and Oscar Solomon Straus).
- 1848–1931, U.S. retail merchant, born in Bavaria.
- 1870–1954, Austrian composer.
- 1850–1926, U.S. diplomat, jurist, and government official, born in Bavaria: Secretary of Commerce and Labor 1906–09.