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Rabbi Abraham Schwartz, Baltimore Orthodox Leader, Dead at 65

February 7, 1937
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Funeral services were held here today for Rabbi Abraham N. Schwartz, leading orthodox rabbi of this city, who died yesterday at the age of 65.

Rabbi Schwartz was among the founders and leading members of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada, and had served as vice president and chairman of its executive committee. He was also a member of the Agudath Israel. Since 1908, he had held the post of rabbi of Congregation Mishmereth Hakodesh. He was founder of the Hebrew Talmudical Seminary and Parochial School. His eldest son, Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, is executive director of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities.

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