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Michigan to Name Part of New Highway After Late Rabbi Morris Adler

March 31, 1966
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Mayor James Clarkson of Southfield, a suburb of Detroit, announced today that the Southfield City Council had endorsed a suggestion by Gov. George Romney that a section of a Michigan expressway be named Adler Freeway, in memory of the late Rabbi Morris Adler who was fatally wounded by a congregant in his Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield last month. The Synagogue building overlooks the freeway.

Both the Governor and the Mayor were long-time friends of the late Conservative rabbinical leader, who died on March 11 after having been in a coma for about three weeks following the shooting.

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