Waley, Jacob

(1818-73)
   English lawyer and communal leader. He served as professor of political economy at University College, London (1953-60). He was a founder of the United Synagogue, president of the Anglo-Jewish Association, and president of the Jews Hospital and Orphan Asylum.

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