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Presidents of Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia

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  • Charles Joseph Cohen (1847 - 1927)
    According to Cyrus Alder, in his necrology of Charles Cohen published in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, vol. 31, p. 255-56, among the many organizations in which Charles was ac...
  • Henry Cohen (1810 - 1879)
  • Michael Gratz (1740 - 1811)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A047169 According to an 1833 document offered on ebay (Report to the 23rd Congress, House of Reps) Michael made a claim to ...
  • Horace Augustus Nathans (1840 - 1903)
    From: The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every sphere of a...
  • Barnard Gratz (1738 - 1801)
    When about seventeen years of age he emigrated to the United States, arriving in Philadelphia in 1754. For a time he was engaged in the counting-house of David Franks, but subsequently he entered into ...

Presidents (Parnas) of this Sephardic Congregation, the oldest in Philadelphia. From the time of its founding.

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