Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

First Jewish Principal of High School Named by Minneapolis Board

July 1, 1934
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Albert M. Bank was named principal of North High School here today by the Borad of Education. He succeeds Waldo W. Hobbs, first prinicipal of the city’s largest high school, who served in that office for forty-two years. Mr. Hobbs tendered his resignation to the Board last week.

Mr. Bank is the first Jewish principal of a high school in Minneapolis. He is a graduate of the school, having received his diploma there in 1902 from Mr. Hobbs.

Recommended from JTA