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Rabbi Joseph Hurwitz
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1854
Death: Nov. 17, 1938
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Son of El Chonen "Charles" Hurwitz & Bessie Paula Schulman. Source of death & burial is his death record and obituary.

Obituary
Funeral Services for Rev. Hurwitz at 10 A. M. Today
Funeral services for Rev. Joseph Hurwitz, who came to Adtah Yeshurun synagogue when it was founded 40 years ago, will be conducted in the synagogue at 10 a.m. Friday.

Rabbi Henry Barnston, Rabbi Sanderss A. Tofield and Rabbi Max Geller of Houston and Rabbi Louis Feigon of Galveston will officate. Burial will be in the Adath Yeshurun cemetery. Rev. Hurwitz died at 2 p.m. Thursday in a hospital.

Rev. Hurwitz, a native of Russia, came to Houston 44 years ago. He came to Adath Yeshurun upon its founding and served there for 20 years. He was recognized as a student of the Talmud.

Nine years ago Rev. and Mrs. Hurwitz celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

Surviving, besides the widow, are two daughters, Mrs. Ben Streusand and Mrs. Lovitz of Houston; four sons, Abe, Ben, Harry and Phil Hurwitz of Houston: one brother, Gerson Hurwitz of Houston: a sister Mrs. Bella Cohen of Baltimore. 12 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rachel Katz Hurwitz (1857 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Samuel Hurwitz (1885 - 1952)*
  Sarah Hurwitz Lovitz (1886 - 1973)*
  Harry Hurwitz (1890 - 1984)*
  Jacob Hurwitz (1893 - 1918)*
  Abe Hurwitz (1895 - 1962)*
  Anne Hurwitz Streusand (1903 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Beth Yeshurun Cemetery Allen Parkway
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 4, Space 6
 
Created by: Diane Payne
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
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Rabbi Joseph Hurwitz
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Rabbi Joseph Hurwitz
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Rabbi Joseph Hurwitz
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- Diane Payne
 Added: Feb. 16, 2012

- The Lady in Black
 Added: Oct. 12, 2009
 
 
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