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David Sulzberger,

Philadelphia, Pa.

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DROPSIE, MOSES AARON – American lawyer, and president of Gratz College; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 9, 1821; died there July 8, 1905. He began life as a store-boy, later learned watchmaking, and afterward studied law under Benjamin Harris...
HEBREW EDUCATION SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA – Organized July 16, 1848, largely through the efforts of Isaac Leeser; one of the oldest societies of its kind in the United States.The charter granted by the Pennsylvania legislature April 7, 1849, authorized the establishment...
JONES, ALFRED T. – American editor and communal worker; born in Boston July 4, 1822; died at Philadelphia Oct. 3, 1888. In 1842 he became a resident of Philadelphia, and was successively engaged in the wholesale clothing and printing businesses....
OCCIDENT AND AMERICAN JEWISH ADVOCATE, THE – Periodical published in Philadelphia by Isaac Leeser. It appeared first in April, 1843, and was continued as a monthly until March, 1859, inclusive, making sixteen volumes in that form. In April, 1859, it appeared as a weekly,...
PHILLIPS – American family, especially prominent in New York and Philadelphia, and tracing its descent back to Jonas Phillips, who emigrated from Germany to England in 1751 and thence to America in 1756. The genealogical tree of the family...