Menu JTA Search

Prominent California Jew Killed by Automobile

Samuel Rabinowich, formerly of Detroit, and until recently considered a millionaire real estate operator, was killed in an automobile accident, while traveling from a ranch in the northern part of the state. Mr. Rabinowich, together with his sister-in-law, Mrs. Katie Budnitzky, and her son Bernard, age 30, were on their way to visit Joseph Rabinowich, the son of the deceased, who is a well known writer and the son-in-law of Rabbi Meyer Winkler.

The group was traveling speedily over a dangerous road and went over a four hundred foot embankment. Mrs. Budnitzky was killed outright, the two men died before an ambulance, called by a passerby, could reach them. Mr. Rabinowich leaves a widow, two sons, Joseph and Ben, and one daughter, Esther.