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Minnie Oxenburg Dead at 94

February 10, 1981
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— Minnie Oxenburg, whose activities and interests in local and national Jewish affairs spanned some 60 years, has died at the age of 94. She was a former member of the National Council of Christians and Jews and the National Council of Jewish Women.

She was also one of the organizers of the Washington B’nai B’rith’s Women’s Chapter, a former president of Hadassah of Greater Washington and a former chairman of Hadassah’s Constitution Committee. Mrs. Oxenburg served as president of the auxilliary of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington from 1927-30 and was elected in 1932 to the Board of the Jewish Communal Center of Washington and was an honorary life member of the Center’s Board of Directors.

She served on the board of education of the Hebrew Academy of Greater Washington and was honored in 1968 for her work for its library and the Jewish community in general. She and her late husband, Henry Oxenburg who died in 1970, were members of Congregation Adas Israel where Mrs. Oxenburg, a former concert singer, was a member of the choir.

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