Elkus, Abram Isaac

   American lawyer. He was born in New York. He served as special US attorney to prosecute bankruptcy in 1908. In 1911 he was counsel for the New York State Factory Investigating Commission. He was ambassador in Turkey from 1916 to 1919, and then president of the New York Free Synagogue until 1927.

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  • ELKUS, ABRAM ISAAC — (1867–1947), U.S. lawyer and public official. Elkus, who was born in New York City, practiced law there. He was appointed special United States attorney to prosecute bankruptcy in 1908, and in 1911 counsel for the New York State Factory… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abram I. Elkus — Abram Isaac Elkus was born in New York City on August 6, 1867, the son of Isaac and Julia Elkus. [ [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/eliphaz ellerbee.html#ELKUS Political Graveyard] ] He was educated in the public schools of the city and in the… …   Wikipedia

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