Pearl Franklin, Former Vice-president of Hadassah, Dies in Chicago

Miss Pearl Franklin, former vice president of Hadassah and a delegate to six World Zionist Congresses, died here at the age of 73. She had been a member of the Hadassah national board for 33 years.

Born in Huntington, Ind., she graduated from the University of Chicago and from Kent College of Law and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1917. She later retired and taught at the Wright Junior College from 1935 till 1951. She was the author of a book “Introduction to Social Science” and was a member of the American Zionist Council in Chicago since 1948, and an executive member of the American Association of the United Nations since 1949.

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