Judah Löw Pressburg (de Symons) (1741 - 1814) MP

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Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Death: Died in London, England
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Judah Löw Pressburg (de Symons)

Diamond merchant

The Western Synagogue in London owes its origin to Wolf Liebman of St. Petersburg and his nephew Baron Lyon de Symons, who resided in Bedford-row and cooperated about the year 1768 in the establishment of a Minyan, which met in the private house of Liebman for nearly thirty years. In 1797 a regular congregation was established -- the first Synagogue in the West-End of London.

http://books.google.com/books?id=YoQpAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA258&dq=lyon+de+symons&lr=&ei=KDxrSp7dOYnSlAS3-71L&client=safari

Many disputes with Nathan Mayer Rothschild

http://books.google.com/books?id=khxKMg6wjH4C&pg=PA5&dq=lyon+de+symons&ei=gTtrSqXyIJqGkgSireVn&client=safari

Involved in DuBarry affair.

http://books.google.com/books?id=9HVNxoDIP88C&pg=PA158&dq=lyon+de+symons&ei=QDtrSorNI4nSlAS3-71L&client=safari

Cox v. Parry (1786) (insurance on jewels) http://books.google.com/books?id=RuYvAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA464&dq=law+cases+lyon++symons&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JjHJT-C_Gcis2gWF5ZnaCw&ved=0CLYBEOgBMBA#v=onepage&q=law%20cases%20lyon%20%20symons&f=false

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Lyon de Symons's Timeline

1741
1741
Bratislava, Slovakia
1765
1765
Age 24
London
1784
1784
Age 43
1785
1785
Age 44
1785
Age 44
1786
1786
Age 45
1791
April 30, 1791
Age 50
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1793
March, 1793
Age 52
1794
April, 1794
Age 53
London, England
1814
1814
Age 73
London, England