Cleveland (Jul. 19)
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 Richmanâ€”Manufacturer who employs thousands of people and each is his friend.
Rabbi Harry Davidowitzâ€”Cleveland’s first Jewish preacher.
Sol Reinthalâ€”A manufacturer whose good works have reached into unknown nooks and corners.
Leo Weidenthalâ€”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 Grossmanâ€”An outstanding citizen of helpfulness to thousands of people.
Max Hayesâ€”A really great labor leader who has kept his head and his honesty for many years.
Max Kalishâ€”Cleveland’s great sculptor, indeed one of America’s great sculptors.
Alfred A. Beneschâ€”A public official of courage and vision.