Christian Bequest for Asbury Park Synagogue
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Christian Bequest for Asbury Park Synagogue

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The Jewish synagogue at Asbury Park is left the sum of $6,812 in the will of James A. Bradley, a New Jersey philanthropist and founder of Asbury Park and Bradley Beach.

Bradley, who was a non-Jew, in his will left bequests to the churches of all dominations, Protestant, Catholic and Jewish. His entire estate is appraised at over a million. He was 91 years old at the time of his death on June 6, 1921.

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