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Alma Morgenthau

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Birthplace: NY, USA
Death: Died in NY, USA
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Daughter of Henry Morgenthau, Sr. and Josephine Morgenthau
Wife of Paul L. Weiner
Ex-wife of Maurice Wertheim
Mother of Josephine Wertheim; Barbara W. Tuchman and Anne Rebe Wertheim
Sister of Helen Fox; Henry Morgenthau, Jr., U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and Ruth Naumburg Knight

Managed by: Richard (Rick) Gary Simon
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About Alma Morgenthau

The Jewish Chronicle - page 9 January 1, 1954 London, England, United Kingdom

MRS. ALMA MORGENTHAU

The death occurred in New York on Friday, at the age of 66, of Mrs. Alma Morgenthau; a leading patron of the arts, especially music, Writes our NEW York CORRESPONDENT. She encouraged contemporary composers "by commissioning their works, and in recent years she extended her interests musical development of Israel. After a visit to that country, she founded an organization there to publish the works of contemporary Israeli composers. This year she helped to organize the archaeological exhibition – “From the Land of the Bible," held in New York and other cities.

Mrs. Morgenthau, whose two marriages ended in divorce, was the daughter of the late Henry Morgenthau, who served as Ambassador to Turkey, and sister of the former Secretary of the U.S.A. Treasury.

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Alma Morgenthau's Timeline

1887
October 8, 1887
NY, USA
1910
1910
Age 22
1912
January 30, 1912
Age 24
1914
April 20, 1914
Age 26
1953
December 25, 1953
Age 66
NY, USA
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