Korn, Bertram Wallace

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Bertram Wallace Korn was born October 6, 1918, in Philadelphia, Pa., and died December 11, 1979, in New Orleans, La. He was the senior rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel of Elkins Park, Pa. from 1949-79. Korn also served as president of the American Jewish Historical Society (1959-61) and wrote several books on the history of American Jews, including THE EARLY JEWS OF NEW ORLEANS and AMERICAN JEWRY AND THE CIVIL WAR.

From the description of Bertram W. Korn correspondence, 1965-1972. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262558779

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referencedIn Fritz Bamberger Papers., 1947-1966. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Histadruth Ivrith of America, records, undated, 1900-2005 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Korn, Bertram Wallace. Bertram W. Korn correspondence, 1965-1972. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Bamberger, Fritz, 1902-1984 person
associatedWith Dow family. family
associatedWith Gianelloni, Elizabeth Becker. person
associatedWith Histadruth Ivrith of America person
associatedWith Israel family. family
associatedWith Monsanto family. family
associatedWith Tessier family. family
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Pennsylvania
Louisiana
United States
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Jews--Genealogy
Jews--History--18th century
Jewish learning and scholarship
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Rabbis
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Birth 1918-10-06

Death 1979-12-11

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