Queen’s List Honors 8 Jews in Netherlands
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Queen’s List Honors 8 Jews in Netherlands

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Eight Jews have been honored by Queen Wilhelmina, according to the list of annual honors.

A. Sanders, chairman of the Jewish Congregation of Rotterdam, was appointed an officer of the Order of Orange – Nassau. Eduard Lankhout, founder of the Central Jewish Lunatic Asylum at Apeldoorn, was given the same distinction.

The following were appointed knights of the Order of Orange-Nassau:

J. L. Van Baren, former leader of the Jewish congregation at Hilversum, near Amsterdam; H. Voorzanger of Amsterdam, who is connected with the Amsterdam Banking Office; S. A. Blitz, Dutch consul at Bilbao, Spain; J. W. E. de Lange, Dutch consul at Talcahuano, Chile, and M. S. Sluizer of Amsterdam, expert on deaf-mutism.

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