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 Bertram Korn

Bertram Korn

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Dec 1979 (aged 61)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Grave 186-LH, Map Grid W 28.5
Memorial ID 7384 · View Source
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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).


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  • Added: 30 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7384
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bertram Korn (6 Oct 1918–11 Dec 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7384, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .