Sulzberger, Mayer

Sulzberger, Mayer

(1843–1923) judge, scholar; born in Hildesheim, Germany. In 1848 he came to Philadelphia, where he was educated and became a lawyer in 1865. He became a judge of the court of common pleas (1895–1916). He was active in Jewish philanthropies, especially education. Throughout his life he published scholarly religious works.
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