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Avraham Boyer Dead at 72

Funeral services were held here today for Avraham Bayer, a veteran leader of the National Religious Party and former Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, who died last night at the age of 72. Eulogies were delivered by Interior Minister Yosef Burg of the NRP and Mayor Shlomo Lehat. Boyer was born in Bukovina, Rumania and served as president of Mizrachi, the religious. Zionist movement there, before settling in Palestine in 1933. He served for the last 28 years on the Tel Aviv Municipal Council and for many years was Deputy Mayor.

He was also a member of Tel Aviv Religious Council, a co-founder of the Central Labor Exchange in 1946 and a co-founder of the Construction Workers Assurance fund. He was the author of numerous articles on economic and labor subjects.