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Death of U.S. Consul in Jerusalem Who Distributed Jewish Relief Funds During War

Rev. Dr. Otis A. Glazebrook, who was American Consul in Jerusalem throughout the war, died on Sunday at sea at the age of 85. He died on board the s.s. “Belgenland”, which is due in New York to-day from a round-the-world cruise.

Dr. Glazebrook distributed Jewish relief funds in Jerusalem during the war, for which he received high praise from Jewish leaders in the United States. In December, 1917, when he came to America on vacation after three years of work in Palestine, Dr. Glazebrook was honoured by a reception at the home of Mr. Henry Morgenthau, attended by the late Jacob H. Schiff, Felix M. Warburg and Abram I. Elkus. At this reception Mr. Warburg presented Rev. and Mrs. Glazebrook with a silver tea service as a symbol of the affection and esteem of the Jewish people of the United States.