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 Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Mar 1862 (aged 69)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 12160 · View Source
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United States Naval Officer. Rising to Commodore, he was court martialed six times during his lengthy naval career, believed to result from anti-semitism. He is credited with having purchased and restored Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, and with his efforts to abolish flogging as punishment in the United States Navy.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12160
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Uriah Phillips Levy (22 Apr 1792–22 Mar 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12160, citing Beth Olom Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .