Levy, Louis Edward

(1846-1919)
   American chemist, inventor and newspaper editor. He was born in Pilsen, Bohemia, and was taken to the US at the age of eight. He published and edited the Philadelphia Evening Herald, the Mercury and the Jewish Year. He was a leader of the Philadelphia Jewish community and served as president of the Association for Relief and Protection of Jewish Immigrants. His writings include The Russian Jewish Refugees in America.

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