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Dr. Jacob Thon, Founder of Jewish National Council in Palestine, Dies; Was 62

March 7, 1950
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Dr. Jacob Yochanan Thon, one of the founders of the Vaad Leumi, the Jewish National Council, and chairman of the Jewish Community Council of Jerusalem until its dissolution recently, died here today at the age of 62. He was managing director of the Palestine Land Development Company. A native of Lwow, Poland, he settled in Palestine in 1907.

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