Peixotto, Moses Levy Maduro

   American merchant. From 1820 he was hazzan of New York's Congregation Shearith Israel.

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  • Peixotto, Benjamin Franklin — (1834 90)    American lawyer, diplomat and communal leader, grandson of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto. He was born in New York, and became a clothing merchant in Cleveland, Ohio. He was Grand Sar (president) of B nai B rith in 1863 4. In 1866 he… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • PEIXOTTO, JUDITH SALZEDO — (1823–81), U.S. teacher and principal. Granddaughter of Moses Levi Maduro peixotto and daughter of Dr. Daniel Levy Maduro Peixotto and Rachel Seixas Peisotto, Judith Peixotto lived all her life in New York City. After their father s death in 1843 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • UNIVERSITIES — Jewish interest in education, including its advanced forms, goes back to the early history of the people. Specialists in the history of education, both Jewish and non Jewish, have long recognized that the academy of ancient Judea and Babylonia… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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