PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 7)
Friends of Samuel H. Daroff, noted Jewish community leader, have purchased a midtown building which will serve as headquarters of the Delaware Valley Council of the American Jewish Congress here, and will be named “Samuel H. Daroff Congress House,” it was announced by the AJC today.
Theodore R. Mann, president of the Congress council, in making the announcement, said that the new headquarters will honor not only Samuel H. Daroff but also the Daroff family, “especially his two brothers, Joseph and Michael, both giants in philanthropic and communal activities.” A plaque to be unveiled in the building will pay tribute to the memory of the parents of the Daroff brothers, the late Harry and Ethel Daroff.
Dedication exercises will be held at the new AJC headquarters on January 24. Among dignitaries scheduled to participate in the event will be Governor William W. Scranton; Mayor James H.J. Tate, City Council president Paul D’Ortona and Dr. Joachim Prinz, national president of the American Jewish Congress.