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Picks Eight Outstanding Jews As Among Cleveland’s Leaders

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Ed W. Doty, secretary of the Board of Education sinking fund, was asked at a city club luncheon to select those Clevelanders whom he considered most outstanding. In Mr. Doty’s list were included eight Jews. The following is the manner in which he mentioned them:

Nathan Richman—Manufacturer who employs thousands of people and each is his friend.

Rabbi Harry Davidowitz—Cleveland’s first Jewish preacher.

Sol Reinthal—A manufacturer whose good works have reached into unknown nooks and corners.

Leo Weidenthal—Whose many activities have rescued from oblivion and for Cleveland much in local history, in the arts and in the education of ordinary folks.

Marc Grossman—An outstanding citizen of helpfulness to thousands of people.

Max Hayes—A really great labor leader who has kept his head and his honesty for many years.

Max Kalish—Cleveland’s great sculptor, indeed one of America’s great sculptors.

Alfred A. Benesch—A public official of courage and vision.

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