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Louis Joseph Kopald

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Louis Joseph Kopald, Austrian rabbi. member Buffalo Board Education, 1916-1917; member National Committee of 100 for Americanization of Immigrants, 1916-1919; member American Blind Relief Committee, American Jewish Relief Committee, American Jewish Committee. Active for many years in educational, civic, patriotic and philanthropic orgns. of Buffalo. President New York State Conference Charities and Correction, 1919-1920. Republican.

Background

Kopald, Louis Joseph was born on April 25, 1885 in Cracow, Austria. Son of Jacob Nachman and Eva (Langer) Kopald.

Education

Brought to the United States in infancy. Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1906, A.M., 1908. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1909.

Studied University of California, 1909-1912.

Career

Rabbi, Temple Israel, Stockton, California, 1909-1912. Rabbi Temple Beth Zion, Buffalo, New York, 1912-1926, rabbi emeritus, 1926-1928. Rabbi Chicago North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe, Illinois, September since 1928.

Special lecturer Jewish themes, University of Nebraska Summer School, 1917. Founder, 1916, and chairman for 5 years Interdenom. Committee Thanksgiving Service, Buffalo.

Member Buffalo Board Education, 1916-1917. Member National Committee of 100 for Americanization of Immigrants, 1916-1919. Member American Blind Relief Committee, American Jewish Relief Committee, American Jewish Committee.

Active for many years in educational, civic, patriotic and philanthropic orgns. of Buffalo. President New York State Conference Charities and Correction, 1919-1920. Republican.

Membership

Member Buffalo Board Education, 1916-1917. Member National Committee of 100 for Americanization of Immigrants, 1916-1919. Member American Blind Relief Committee, American Jewish Relief Committee, American Jewish Committee.

Active for many years in educational, civic, patriotic and philanthropic orgns. of Buffalo. President New York State Conference Charities and Correction, 1919-1920. Republican.

Connections

Married Elsa Rheinstrom, March 15, 1920.

father:
Jacob Nachman Kopald

mother:
Eva (Langer) Kopald

spouse:
Elsa Rheinstrom