Lasker and Adler Give $50,000 Each to Hebrew Union College Fund
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Lasker and Adler Give $50,000 Each to Hebrew Union College Fund

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Albert D Lasker, former Chairman of the United States Shipping Board, and Max Adler, both of Chicago, have given $50,00 each toward the $5,000,000 Endowment Fund of the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, it was announced by Dr. Julian Morgenstern, president.

Adolph S. Ochs, publisher of the “New York Times,” and chairman of the $5,000,000 campaign, visited Chicago and was the guest at a luncheon given by James Becker of Chicago, to open the campaign there.

Mr. Adler, formerly vice-president of Sears, Roebuck & Co., is a brother of Dr. Cyrus Adler. Mrs. Adler is a sister of Julius Rosenwald, Chicago philanthropist, who is the donor of $500,000 to the Hebrew Union College Endowment Fund.

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