Lavanburg Esate Left for Bettering Housing Among New Yorks Poor
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Lavanburg Esate Left for Bettering Housing Among New Yorks Poor

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? of $4,000,000 Goes to F?dation He Established

The buik of his $4,000.000 estane was left by Fred? L. ? to the foundation he established for bettering housing conditions among the poor of New York according to hsi will, filed for probare. Mr. Lavanburg died. Nov. 5 Always active the ?itable work his ? during his last six months are said to have ? $1,600,00. and in years previous to have best more than $1,000.000.

The ? ?burg Home for Immigrant Giris, at St?esart Park which ? founded fifteen years ago in memory of his mother receives $500,000. and $50.000 is ? among fifty employees who were working for Mr. Lavanburg at the time of his d? Nearly $1,000.000 is ? to “all persons to who? I feel ? by ? or ? ?.”

Alum? associations of the ? Training Schools of nine hospitals in New York receive $3.000 each.

The largest personal bequest is $300,000 to his sister. Mrs. Oscar Strans, wife of the ? Oscar Strans.

In his wil Mr. Lavanburg said. “? ? children and desirous of perpet?ing my name in connection with ? work. I have ? to the ? in recent ? that the ? of ? and ? condictions is the most important objective of ? ?”

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