Business & Finance: Death of Warburg

One afternoon last week the Palestine Potash Works on the Dead Sea closed for the rest of the day. On the same day the New York Times printed in honor of one man three columns of close-packed memorial notices. Demonstrations of sympathy occurred in such far-flung places as London, Jerusalem, Paris. For death had come to Felix Moritz Warburg, 66, banker, philanthropist, recognized leader of U. S. Jews.

Moritz Warburg married Charlotte Oppenheim in Hamburg in the middle of the 19th Century. There were five sons. Felix, Paul, Max and Fritz grew up to...

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