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Ralph E. Samuel, Philanthropist, Dies on Visit to Israel

Funeral arrangements were being made today for Ralph E. Samuel, banker and philanthropist, who died suddenly in Israel on Monday while on vacation. He was 75. A prominent figure in Jewish life here for a half-century, Mr. Samuel was president of the New York Federation of Jewish Philanthropies from 1949 to 1951 after having given nearly 30 years of service to that agency.