Religion: For Henry Cohen

Woodrow Wilson called him the First Citizen of Texas." New York's Rabbi Stephen Samuel Wise said he was "the greatest rabbi we've got." Jacob Schiff gave him $500,000 to set up a Jewish Immigrants' Information Bureau in Galveston, Tex., to attract more Jews to the Southwest. Author O. Henry, onetime convict, kindled his interest in parole work, in which he became a U. S. leader. With a shotgun over his shoulder and a bottle of whiskey in his pocket, he led citizens in keeping order after the Galveston hurricane of 1900. At a public...

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