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September 17, 1929
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“Louis Marshall united in himself most of the multicolored strands of Jewish life. As a faithful believer in the virtue and necessity of democracy, 1 was more often opposed rather than in agreement with the deceased’s theories and practices. This did not prevent my expressing at all times the belief that Louis Marshall was devoted to Jewish causes and conscientiously followed the path he believed to be right to the best interest of his people.

“He symbolized all the struggle and striving in American Jewry. In many ways he was its master as well as its servant. That his death came at Zurich following there what he no doubt regarded as the crowning effort of his career as a Jewish leader, seems sad. It is a fitting climax, such as his strong nature demanded of fate.”

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