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Bertram Korn
Birth: Oct. 6, 1918
Death: Dec. 11, 1979

Rear Admiral U S Navy. He was the highest ranking Jewish chaplain ever to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. He was the first Jewish chaplain to obtain flag rank in any of the United States armed forces. He authored 12 books on American Jewish History, the most known of which was his 1951 work, "American Jewry and the Civil War," acclaimed as the definitive work on the subject. Other books by Korn include: The Jews of Mobile, Alabama, 1763-1841 (1971); Benjamin Levy: New Orleans Printer and Publisher (1961); Jews and Negro Slavery in the Old South, 1789-1865 (1961); The American Reaction to the Mortara Case: 1858-1859 (1957); and The Early Jews of New Orleans (1969). 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Grave 186-LH, Map Grid W 28.5
 
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Record added: Nov 30, 1999
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 Added: Dec. 11, 2014
Thank you for your service to your country. May you rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
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