Funeral Services for Baroff, Labor Leader, Today

Funeral services will be conducted this morning for Abraham Baroff, former secretary of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and prominent Jewish labor leader who died on Tuesday from a heart ailment at the age of sixty-two.

The services will be conducted at the headquarters of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union. Interment will take place in the Workmen’s Circle Cemetery.

Eulogies will be delivered at the services by David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union, B. C. Vladek, manager of the Jewish Daily Forward ; J. Baskin, General Secretary of the Workmen’s Circle and Morris Hilquit.

Mr. Baroff served with the International as secretary-treasurer from 1910 to 1929 when he retired owing to ill health.

He was born in Russia and came to the United States in 1890. Mr. Baroff was well known as a writer on labor topics and was also the author of a volume of Yiddish poetry.

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