Henriques, Henry Straus Quixano

   English lawyer, communal worker and historian. He served as president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews from 1922 to 1925. He wrote The Jews and the English Law and Jewish Marriages and the English Law.

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  • Henriques, Basil Lucas Quixano — (1890 1961)    English social reformer, son of Henry Straus Quixano Henriques. He was born in London. With the help of his wife, he established the St George s Jewish Settlement in London after World War I. He served as magistrate and later as… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • HENRIQUES — (Quixano Henriques), Anglo Jewish family. The family progenitor was MOSES HENRIQUES of Kingston, Jamaica, who married Abigail Quixano in 1768. The eldest son of this marriage, ABRAHAM QUIXANO HENRIQUES (18/19th cent.), immigrated to London, where …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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