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Daniel Ignatoff Dead at 67

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Funeral services were held here yesterday for Daniel Ignatoff, director for the past 12 years of the budget service department of the Large Cities Budgeting Conference of Council of Jewish Federations. He died last Friday at the age of 67.

Born in Brooklyn, he was the son of David Ignatoff, the Yiddish novelist. He was a student at the Sholem Aleichem Mittelshul, the Jewish Teachers Seminary and Peoples University, and at YIVO.

He served as secretary of the CJF Controllers Institute and Data Processing Committee from 1965 to 1978 He also was research consultant of the CJF Budget Research Department.

From 1946 to 1950, after overseas service in Europe during World War II, Ignatoff was, from 1946 to 1950, a civilian employe with the United States Military Government in Germany, serving the educational and religious affairs division at Nuremberg, Munich and Berlin. He eventually became assistant director of the division, a civilian equivalent to a military Lt. Col. rank.

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