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Isidor Leviton, Prominent Jewish Philanthropist, Dies in New York; Was 79

June 11, 1965
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Isidor Leviton, a prominent Jewish industrialist and philanthropist, died here yesterday of a heart attack at the age of 79. He was a founder of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and of the United Jewish Appeal and he served as vice-president of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York and as a director of the Brooklyn Jewish Community Council.

Born in Russia, Mr. Leviton came to the United States when he was 20 years old. He was the donor of a five-story pavilion costing several million dollars at the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn which he served as president for 12 years. A building was named in honor of Mr. Leviton and his wife at the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital of Brooklyn. He also played an important role in the founding of a chair in Hebrew at New York University and of the Chicago Medical College.

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