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Adler, Cyrus

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1940 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Religious Leaders, Scholars


1863 - Adler was born in Arkansas on September 13, 1863.


1887 - Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.


1892 - Founded the American Jewish Historical Society. He was appointed curator at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C..


1899-1905 - Served on the editorial board of the Jewish Encyclopedia.


1905-1908 - Appointed as the Assistant Secretary at the U.S. National Museum. Married Racie Friedenwald of Baltimore at the age of 42.


1908 - Accepted the post of President of the newly formed Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning in Philadelphia.


1940 - Died in Philadelphia on April 7 at the age of 77.


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