Levinthal, Louis

(b. 1892)
   American communal leader. He practised law in Philadelphia, eventually becoming judge in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He served as president of the Zionist Organization of America, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University, and president of the Jewish Publication Society of America.

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