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Marcel Marinower, Leader of Belgian Jewry, Dies in Ant Werp; Was 42

Marcel Marinower, secretary-general of the Belgian Jewish Consistory and a prominent barrister, died here today at the age of 42. M. Marinower was secretary-general of the Belgian section of the World Jewish Congress, a member of the executive of the Belgian-Israel Friendship Association and president of the Antwerp Committee of War Political Prisoners.

A well-known personality in the Liberal Party here, M. Marinower was named recently by the Belgian Minister for Economic Affairs to prepare a survey on the problem of the Belgian diamond industry.