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Abram Simon, American rabbi. Served as Red Cross searcher, near Verdun, World War. President Board of Education, Washington, 1920-1923, now; Member Central Conference American Rabbis (president), Synagogue Council America (chairman).; Mason; member B’nai B’rith.

Background

Simon, Abram was born on July 14, 1872 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of David and Rachel (Lederhandler) Simon.

Education

Bachelor of Letters of Cincinnati, 1894. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1894, Doctor of Hebrew Literature, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1917.

Career

Served as Red Cross searcher, near Verdun, World War. President Board of Education, Washington, 1920-1923, now member same. Trustee Columbia Hospital, Free Public Library, Jewish Chautauqua Society.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of Jewish Education, 1912.

Membership

Served as Red Cross searcher, near Verdun, World War. President Board of Education, Washington, 1920-1923, now. Member Central Conference American Rabbis (president), Synagogue Council America (chairman).

Mason; member B’nai B’rith.

Connections

Married Carrie Obendorfer, August 5, 1896. Children: Leo W. (deceased), David R. Rabbi, Sacramento, California.

father:
David Simon

mother:
Rachel (Lederhandler) Simon

spouse:
Carrie Obendorfer

child:
California Simon

child:
Sacramento Simon

child:
David R. Rabbi Simon

child:
Leo W. Simon (deceased)