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See Wikipedia Meyer Guggenheim entry.
Seven sons, 3 daughters.
- Isaac Guggenheim (1854-1922)
- Daniel Guggenheim (1856-1930) head of the family after his father's death, who was the most active of his sons in developing and acquiring worldwide mining interests,
- John Simon Guggenheim (1867-1941) won Senate seat from Colorado. Served one term.
- Murry Guggenheim (1858-1939), originally in the lace and embroidery import business and by 1881, involved in mining and smelting,
- Solomon Robert Guggenheim (1861-1949), a supporter of modern art through his foundation and donations to the Museum of Modern Art
- Benjamin Guggenheim (1865-1912) who drowned in the Titanic shipwreck
- William Guggenheim
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Museums, grants, funds.
- http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/episodes/02282005, interview with Irwin Unger, biographer.