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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert J. Samuel (1882-?)


Born at Glasgow, Scotland on 13 October 1882, son of Isaac Samuel and Annie Woodburn, he was educated at Jews College and University College, both in London. He was Rabbi of the Swansea Hebrew Congregation at Swansea, Wales (1906-1914) and came to Winnipeg in March 1914 and was rabbi of the Shaarey Zedek congregation and Chaplain of the Canadian Club. On 9 March 1909, he married Ida Neft and they had two daughters. In August 1925, he left Winnipeg to become rabbi at the Temple Emmanuel at Montreal.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2014

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