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Harry Simonhoff, Attorney, Jewish Historian, Dies in Miami at 75

October 6, 1966
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Harry Simonhoff, lawyer, writer and community leader, known for his works on American Jewish history, died here yesterday after a brief illness. He was 75.

Born in Georgia, Mr. Simonhoff showed an early interest in politics and was elected a member of the South Carolina legislature. He later moved to Miami where he practiced law and became active in Miami Jewish life, particularly in the Zionist movement. He wrote a number of books on early American Jewish history. He was a frequent contributor to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

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