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Frank H. Vizetelly, F.S.A.

Associate Editor of the Standard Dictionary; author of "The Preparation of Manuscripts for the Printer," New York City.

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ETTING – Name of an American family, prominent in national and civic affairs, whose history is associated with the states of Maryland and Pennsylvania, chiefly with the cities of Baltimore and Philadelphia, though some of its members are...
EVANS, SAMUEL – English pugilist; born in London Jan. 30, 1801; died of consumption Nov. 4, 1843. Evans' first encounter in the prize-ring took place at Knowle Hill, Maidenhead, Berkshire, July 5, 1825, when he beat Ned Stockman in seventeen...
FISHBERG, MAURICE – American physician; anthropologist; born Aug. 16, 1872, at Kamenetz, Podolsk, Russia; educated at the public school of his native town. He emigrated to the United States in 1889, and, arriving in New York, studied medicine at...
FRANKAU, JULIA – British author and novelist; born in Dublin, Ireland, July 30, 1864. Julia Frankau was educated by Madame Paul Lafargue, daughter of Karl Marx. Writing under the pseudonym "Frank Danby," she has achieved conspicuous success as a...
GERSON, FELIX NAPOLEON – American lyrist, writer, and journalist; manager of "The Jewish Exponent" (Philadelphia); born in Philadelphia Oct. 18, 1862. He was educated in the public schools of that city, and from 1880 to 1890 was in the employ of the...
GOLDFOGLE, HENRY MAYER – American lawyer and politician; born in New York city May 23, 1856; educated in the public schools and at Townsend College; admitted to the bar 1877. Goldfogle was elected judge of the municipal court, New York city, 1888, and...
GOTTHEIL, GUSTAV – American rabbi; born at Pinne in Prussian Posen May 28, 1827; died in New York city April 15, 1903. He was educated in Posen under Rabbi Solomon Plessner, and later continued his studies at the universities of Berlin and Halle...
GOTTHEIL, RICHARD JAMES HORATIO – American Orientalist; professor of Semitic languages, Columbia University, New York; born in Manchester, England, Oct. 13, 1862; son of Gustav Gottheil; educated at Chorlton High School, England, and at Columbia College, New...
GOTTHEIL, WILLIAM S. – American physician; born in Berlin Feb. 5, 1859; eldest son of Rabbi Gustav Gottheil. He was educated at Chorlton High School, Manchester, England; New York University, and Cornell University (A.B. 1879); and took his special...
GRATZ – American family prominent in the affairs of the city of Philadelphia and of the state of Pennsylvania. According to some authorities, the name "Gratz" is derived from a town in Styria, Austria; according to others, from a city...
GREENBAUM, SAMUEL – American lawyer and jurist; born Jan. 23, 1854, in London; went to the United States with his parents in his infancy; educated at the New York public schools and the College of the City of New York, graduating in 1872....
GUGGENHEIMER, RANDOLPH – American lawyer; born at Lynchburg, Va., July 20, 1846. His family originally settled in Virginia, where his father was engaged in the cultivation of tobacco. Guggenheimer removed to New York city in 1865, and entered the law...
HARRIS, MAURICE HENRY – American rabbi; born Nov. 9, 1859, in London, England; educated in London and at Columbia College, New York city, graduating in 1887 (M.A., Ph.D.), and at the Emanu-El Theological Seminary of New York city.In 1883 Harris was...
HART, EMANUEL B. – American congress-man; born in New York Oct. 29, 1809; died Aug. 29, 1897. When twenty years old he joined the volunteer fire department of New York, as a member of engine company No. 9, and continued in active service five...
HAUSER, CARL FRANKL – American humorist and writer; born Dec. 27, 1847, at Janoshaza, Hungary; received a rudimentary secular and Talmudic education at home. At Vienna, where he had engaged in business, he obtained a free scholarship at the Theater...
HEILPRIN, ANGELO – American naturalist, geologist, and traveler; son of Michael Heilprin; born March 31, 1853, at Sátoralja-Ujhely, Hungary. He was taken by his father to the United States in 1856. Some years later he returned to Europe, where he...
HIRSCH, EMIL GUSTAV – American rabbi; professor of rabbinical literature and philosophy in the University of Chicago; born in the grand duchy of Luxemburg May 22, 1852; educated in the public schools of the duchy and in the University of...
HIRSCH, SAMUEL – American rabbi; born at Thalfang, near Treves, Rhenish Prussia, June 8, 1815; died in Chicago, Ill., May 14, 1889; educated at the universities of Bonn, Berlin, and Leipsic (Ph.D.). In 1838 he was appointed rabbi of the...
HOLLANDER, JACOB H. – Associate professor of political economy and head of the department of political economy in the Johns Hopkins University; born in Baltimore July 23, 1871. He was educated in the university to which he is attached (B.A. 1891;...
HYNEMAN – American family of remote Spanish and modern German origin, the record of whose early history is fragmentary. The first authentic record of any member of it in the United States is the signature of Henry Hyneman to the oath of...
JASTROW, JOSEPH – American psychologist; born Jan. 30, 1863, at Warsaw, Poland. He accompanied his father, Dr. Marcus Jastrow, to the United States in 1866, and was educated in Philadelphia. In 1882 he graduated from the University of...
JASTROW, MORRIS, JR. – American Orientalist and librarian; son of Marcus Jastrow; born Aug. 13, 1861, at Warsaw, Poland. His family removed to the United States in 1866, and settled in Philadelphia. Morris received his early education chiefly at...
KELTER, ARTHUR – American athlete; born in New York city March 3, 1869; went to San Francisco, Cal., when nine years old. Kelter became a gymnast and also took up roller-skating as a profession. He holds the record for jumping on skates, which...
LEVINTHAL, BERNHARD LOUIS – Russian-American rabbi; born at Kovno, Russia, May 12, 1864. He was educated at the rabbinical schools of Kovno, Wilna, and Byelostok, and received rabbinical diplomas from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector and Rabbi Samuel Mohilever...
LIPMAN, CLARA – American actress; born in Chicago. She made her début as an ingénue with Modjeska in 1888, and subsequently played similar parts in A. M. Palmer's company. She created the principal rôle in "Incog" (1891), but before this had...