The body of Simon Wolf, noted Jewish philanthropist and diplomatist, was brought to Washington from Atlantic City, where Mr. Wolf died Monday evening. Wednesday morning the body was taken to the Eighth Street Temple of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, where it lay in state till the afternoon when funeral services were held. Internment was private in Washington Hebrew Congregation Cemetery.
A multitude of telegrams containing expressions of sympathy were received at the Wolf residence 2,013 Columbia Road. The Independent order B’nai Brith sent a delegation to the funeral. Mr. Wolf was a member of the Executive Committee or the organization.
Rev. Dr. Abraham Simon came from Chicago to officiate at the funeral.
Representatives of civic organizations and of Government Departments attended the services. Judges McCoy and Stafford represented the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. Major Gordon, President of the Bar Association of the district of Columbia, Commissioners Rudolph and Easter, representing the Administration of the district of Columbia were among those present. The Washington Hebrew Congregation, Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce sent representatives.
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