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Dr. Marton, Editor of Hungarian-language Newspaper in Israel, Dead

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Dr. Ernest Marton veteran Hungarian Zionist and editor of the Hungarian-language daily newspaper UJ Kelet, here, died suddenly last night while at his editor’s desk. He was 64.

Born in Transylvania, Dr. Marton was, for a time, deputy mayor of Cluj, in Hungary, and a member of the Hungarian Parliament before the war. He was the founder and editor of a Zionist newspaper, also named UJ Kelet, in Transylvania, before coming to this country.

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