Solomon C. Kraus, Brith Sholom Grnd Master, Dies Suddenly in Atlantic City
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Solomon C. Kraus, Brith Sholom Grnd Master, Dies Suddenly in Atlantic City

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Solomon C. Kraus. grand master of the Independent Order Brith Sholom and for many years a leader in Jewish educational and philanthropic work in America, died suddenly yesterday morning in the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Angina pectoris was given as the cause of death. Mr. Kraus had been in Atlantic City a month with Mrs. Kraus. Mr. Kraus was stricken at an early hour and died before a physician arrived. He had been in apparent health up to the seizure which resulted in his death.

For more than forty years Mr. Kraus had been associated with many civic activities and was a director in several philanthropic and civic institutions. He was a vice president of the American Jewish Congress. For several years he was vice president of the Zionist Organization of America and was chairman in 1927 of the United Palestine Appeal campaign in Philadelphia.

In the business life of Philadelphia, Mr. Kraus occupied a prominent position and was organizer of eighteen building and loan associations. For thirty-five years proceeding 1920 Mr. Kranus was engaged in the real estate business. He was a director in the Broad Street Trust Company. He was founder and first president of the ## Sanatorium for the treatment of tuberculosis. He retired from active business life in 1925.

In 1802 he was a member of the Democratic Electoral College when Graver Cleveland was elected.

He was born in Philadelphia in the old district of Southwark. October 18, 1855 a son of Leopold and Charlotte Preffer Kraus. He received his education in the public schools. Besides his wife he is survived by three children. Mrs. Albert M. Greenffeld. Miss ## Kraus and Gilbert J. Kraus, all of Philadelphia. Funeral services will be held in Keneseth Israel Temple today.


Felix M. Warburg. American Commissioner of the Joint Palestine Survey Commission, which submitted its recommendations concerning the Palestine work to Louis Marshall and Dr. Chaim Weizmann, declined to make any comment on the resolution of the Zionist General Council now in session in Berlin concerning these recommendation.

When asked by a representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency yesterday. Mr. Marshall, also declined to comment. Before further light from the Zionist Executive is received, no statement would be forthcoming, he stated.

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