Höchl, Josef

BUILDER (GERMANY)
BORN 5 Mar 1777, Neumarkt-Sankt Veit, Bayern - DIED 6 Jan 1838, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (02-07-01/02)

Joseph Höchl started working as a bricklayer. He married Therese Trisberger (1775-1806), the stepdaughter of his employer and after her death Josepha Widmann (1786-1877), the daughter of Matthias Widmann, who was at that time his employer.

He started his own company that constructed many building in the Maxvorstadt. By 1831 it was the largest building company in Munich. He also owned a brick factory. After he died in 1838 in Munich his son Anton Höchl continued his company, but he was mostly active as a painter.

Family
• Son: Höchl, Anton

Related persons
• worked for Gärtner, Friedrich von
• worked for Klenze, Leo von

Sources
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_H%C3%B6chl
Alter Südfriedhof zu München

Images

The grave of Josef Höchl and Anton Höchl at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)

 


Hodler, Ferdinand

Published: 17 Jan 2016
Last update: 17 Jan 2016