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Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weiss
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1829, Hungary
Death: Oct. 5, 1892
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Father of magician Harry Houdini, and the first rabbi of Zion Reform Jewish Congregation in Appleton, Wisconsin. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cecilia Steiner Weiss (1841 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Nathan J. Weiss (1870 - 1927)*
  William Henry Weiss (1872 - 1924)*
  Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926)*
  Theodore Hardeen (1876 - 1945)*
  Leopold David Weiss (1877 - 1962)*
  Carrie Gladys Weiss (1882 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Machpelah Cemetery
Ridgewood
Queens County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
Record added: Feb 01, 2006
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Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weiss
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