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Louis Wolsey, American rabbi. Member Board Education, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1906-1907.; Member Central Conference American Rabbis (president 1925-1927; Member of executive board Commision on Jewish Education Chairman Mayor’s Crime Commission, Philadelphia 1937.

Background

Wolsey, Louis was born on January 8, 1877 in Midland, Michigan, United States. Son of William and Frances (Krueger) Wolsey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Cincinnati. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1899, Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, 1939. Graduate study University of Chicago, Western Reserve University, University of Pennsylvania.

Career

Rabbi Congregation B’nai Israel, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1899-1907, Euclid Avenue Temple, Cleveland, 1907-1925, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, 1925-1947, emeritus, since 1947. Chaplain, Arkansas National Guard, 1906-1907.

Membership

Member Board Education, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1906-1907. Member Central Conference American Rabbis (president 1925-1927. Member of executive board Commision on Jewish Education Chairman Mayor’s Crime Commission, Philadelphia 1937.

Clubs: Philmont, Ashborne.

Connections

Married Florence Helen Wiener, June 12, 1912 (deceased).; married second, Helen Frank Meyers, March 7, 1943. Children: Allon L., Jonathan L. (deceased).

father:
William Wolsey

mother:
Frances (Krueger) Wolsey

spouse:
Florence Helen Wiener

spouse:
Helen Frank Meyers

child:
Allon L. Wolsey

child:
Jonathan L. Wolsey (deceased)