Pledges to the Hebrew Union College’s new Endowment Fund, of which Adolph S. Ochs, of New York City, is Chairman, have been received from many persons, it is announced here. In addition to his gift of $50,000, Murry Guggenheim, of New York City, has promised an additional contribution of the sum of $50,000, the second pledge to be effective as soon as the new Endowment Fund has reach the sum of $2,000,000.
The new fund was established slightly more than two years ago by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Campaign was entrusted to Mr. Ochs as Chairman.
Since that time he has obtained pledges from men and women in many sections of the country, the latest and largest contribution being that by Julius Rosenwald of Chicago, Ill., for the sum of $500,000.
The donors list to the new Endowment Fund, headed by Mr. Rosenwald’s $500,000 contribution, include Mr. and Mrs. Adolph S. Ochs, $200,000; Heineman Estate, Jamestown, N. Y., $150,000; Henry Morgenthau, $50,000; Samuel Untermeyer, $50,000; William Fox, $50,000; Mr. and Mrs. Felix M. Warburg, $50,000; Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation, $50,000; Mortimer L. Schiff, $50,000; Murry Guggenheim, $50,000; Solomon L. Guggenheim, $50,000; Mr. and Mrs. Phillip J. Goodhart, $25,000 (all of New York) ; Ike Adler, Birmingham, Ala, $25,000; Herbert H. Lehman, New York, N. Y., $10,000; Adolph Zukor, New York, N. Y., $10,000; Col. Fred Levy, Louisville, Ky., $10,000; In Memory of Dr. Jacobi, New York, N. Y., $10,000; Emil Pollak, Cincinnati, Ohio, $5,000; Henry M. Toch, New York, N. Y., $5,000; Henry Weineman, Detroit, Mich., $5,000; In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. B. Mahler, Cleveland, O., $5,000; Moses Tanenbaum, New York, N. Y., $5,000; Col. Julius Ochs Adler, New York, N. Y., $5,000; Charles P. Taft, Cincinnati, Ohio, $5,000; H. C. Adler, Chattanooga, Tenn., $5,000; J. and E. Kohnstamm, New York City, in memory of parents, $4,000; S. G. Rosenbaum, New York, N. Y., $3,000; Paul Baerwald, New York, N. Y., $3,000; N. Henry Beckman, Cincinnati, Ohio, $2,500; James Speyer, New York, N. Y., $2,500; Milton H. Gans, New York, N. Y., $2,000; Isaac Kuhn, Champaign, Ill., $1,500; S. W. Rosendale, Winter Park, Fla., $1,000; Louis Wiley, New York, N. Y. $1,000; Robert R. Meyer, Birmingham, Ala., $1,000; Crawford Johnson, Birmingham, Ala., $1,000; Ralph Jonas, New York, N. Y., $1,000; A Friend, New York, N. Y., $1,000; J. and E. Kohnstamm, New York City, in memory of parents, $1,000.
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