Funeral services were held here today for Charles Gimbel, member of the prominent Gimbel family, actively identified with Jewish philanthropic and communal endeavor in this city.
Mr. Gimbel, who would have been seventy-one years old tomorrow, died on Friday of a cerebral hemorrhage at his summer home in Lake Placid.
With him when he died were his wife, his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Dannenbaum of Philadelphia. Interment took place in the family vault at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.
Mr. Gimbel was active in the work of the Federation of Jewish Charities of Philadelphia, of whose board he was a member. He was also a director of the Jewish Hospital and an executive of the United Campaign.
Together with his brothers, Ellis A. and Daniel Gimbel, he was among the largest donors to the Federation of Jewish Charities.
In addition to his two brothers, Mr. Gimbel is survived by a son, Adam L. Gimbel of New York.
Mr. Gimbel was born in Vincennes, Indiana on September 12, 1861, and came to Philadelphia in the eighties.
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