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THEY WHO HAVE GONE TO THE ACADEMY
ON HIGH
Necrology fo r 1944-
Compiled
b y H
a r r y
S
c h n e i d e r m a n
The following information regarding the outstanding Jewish
men of letters who died in 1944 was compiled on the basis of data
published in the American Jewish Year Book, volume 46, or
prepared for inclusion in volume 47 of the same work. These data
were supplemented by information obtained from other reliable
sources.
The compiler is glad to acknowledge gratefully the assistance of
Mrs. Rose G. Stein of the staff of the American Jewish Committee.
UNITED STATES
B e r n h a r d , G e o r g ,
editor, political economist; b. Berlin, Germany, 1875; came to
United States 1941; member, Berlin Stock Exchange, 1896; organized Ullstein
Dienst, international news service; editor-in-chief,
Vossische Zeitung
, 1913;
democratic member of Reichstag, 1924-28; professor at Berlin Handelshoch-
schule for Economic Science, 1926-1933; member advisory council, German
League for Human Rights; deputy member, Jewish Agency for Palestine;
executive member, World Jewish Congress, Paris; went to Paris, 1933; founder
and editor-in-chief,
Pariser Tageblatt\
founder
Pariser Tageszeitung
; aged 68;
New York, N. Y., Feb. 10, 1944.
F e i n e r m a n , N a t h a n ,
executive secretary, Jewish Scientific Institute; b. Russia;
came to United States 1906; former president, Workmen’s Circle, 1926: aged
59; New York,
N .
Y., Feb. 15, 1944.
F r i e d e n w a l d , H e r b e r t ,
author; b. Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1870; Chief,
Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, 1897-1900; editor,
American Jewish
Year Book
, 1908-13; contributor to
Jewish Encyclopedia
; author, “The Decla-
ration of Independence” ; a founder of American Jewish Historical Society;
delegate to Zionist Congress, Basle, Switzerland, 1903; Secretary, American
Jewish Committee, 1906-13; Washington, D. C., April 28, 1944.
G e r s o n , L o u i s ,
publisher; b. Wilkomir, Lithania, March 15, 1871; came to United
States 1885; LL.B. 1898 Chicago University; newspaper writer Chicago
Inter-Ocean
, 1885-97; Yiddish
Warheit
and
Abend Post
, 1890-1902; supervisor
inspector tenements, New York City, 1902-1914; managing editor Phila.
edition
Jewish Morning Journal
1914-23; general manager and treasurer,
New York
Day
, 1924; publisher
Jewish American
since 1925: during World
War I, Col. Marine Corps of Maccabean Regt; trustee Herzliah Academy•
Philadelphia, Pa., September 6, 1944.
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