Rev. Harris, Pioneer Jewish Minister, Dies in South Africa
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Rev. Harris, Pioneer Jewish Minister, Dies in South Africa

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The Rev. Louis Harris, pioneer Jewish minister, died at the age of 78.

Born and educated in London, Rev. Harris came to South Africa in 1886. From 1887 until a short time before his demise, he was engaged in Ministerial duties in Johannesburg.

He was actively identified with Jewish philanthropic and civic work.

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