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Charities Receive $605,000 from Estate of Mrs. Schiff

Seven charitable organizations are bequeathed $605,000 by the estate of the late Mrs. Therese Schiff, widow of Jacob H. Schiff, banker and philanthropist. Mrs. Schiff died last February at the age of seventy-eight.

Included in the bequests are $250,000 to the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies; $150,000 to the Jewish Theologicla Seminary Library; $125,000 to the Solomon and Betty Loeb Memorial House for Convalescents and $50,000 to the Henry Street Settlement; Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institution of Alabama, the Auxiliary of the Montefiore Home and the Y.W.H.A. of New York City, $10,000 each.

The remainder of the estate went to members of the family.