Many Notables Attend Funeral Services for Henry Ittleson; Swope Delivers Eulogy
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Many Notables Attend Funeral Services for Henry Ittleson; Swope Delivers Eulogy

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Funeral services were held here today for Henry Ittleson, Jewish philanthropic leader who died yesterday at the age of 77. Herbert Bayard Swope delivered the eulogy and Dr. Johah B. Wise officiated at the rites. Honorary pallbearers included” Bernard Beruch, Herbert H. Lehman, Judge Joseph M. Proskauor, Edward M.M. Warburg, David Sarnoff and other notables. Burial, which was private, took place at Ferncleff Cemetery, Hartsdale. N.Y.

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