Hyamson, Albert Montefiore

(1875-1954)
   English administrator. From 1917 to 1919 he edited the Zionist Review. He served as chief immigration officer in Palestine under the British Mandate, returning to England in 1934. He was president of the Jewish Historical Society of England from 1945 to 1947. He published studies of Palestine and Zionism as well as a history of the Jews of England.

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