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Rabbi Binyamin Blumenthal

February 29th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Binyamin Blumenthal

בנימין ב"ר ישראל מאיר

Rav, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Mon. September 11, 1922 - Elul 18 5682

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol-Beth Jacob Cemetery is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Reverend Benjamin Blumenthal

Biographical Notes:


Credit: Rich Boyer, Pittsburgh, PA

Credit: Rich Boyer, Pittsburgh, PA

Tags: Pennsylvania · Pittsburgh, PA

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  • 1 YD Miller // Feb 29, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    The Jewish Criterion – 9/15/1922:

    Benjamin Blumenthal, one of the
    best known and oldest Jews in this
    vicinity, died on Monday morning,
    September Eleventh.

    Mr. Blumenthal was born eighty three
    years ago in Lithuania; he emigrated
    to this country about thirty three
    years ago, since which time he
    has resided in Pittsburgh, at 1308
    Carson Street, South Side.

    He was a cantor and filled some of
    the most prominent positions in the
    large synagogues in Lithuania. Hs
    was a composer, and his church compositions
    gained considerable favorable
    comments.

    Besides his widow , Sarah Leah
    Blumenthal, he is survived by six
    sons;
    1. Joseph W . Blumenthal
    2. Dr. A. A . Blumenthal
    3. Prof. Byron D. Blumenthal
    4. Attorney Robert J. Blumenthal
    5. Harry Blumenthal, of Pittsburgh
    6. Louis Blumenthal, o f New York

    fifteen grandchildren and sixteen
    great grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held at his
    late, resident Tuesday afternoon,
    Rabbi -A. M. Ashinsky officiating. Interment at McKees Rocks Cemetery

    http://digitalcollections.library.cmu.edu/portal/main.jsp?flag=collection&identifier=CRI%2F%2FCRI_1922_060_002_09151922&smd=1&cl=all_lib&tm=1456764431182#toolbar=0

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