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Director; Pinatel Piece Dye Works Ltd., Joliette, Que.; Stressteel Corporation, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Vice-Chairman, Combined Jewish Appeal, Montreal, for number of years. Member, Board of Trustees, Federation of Jewish Community Services, Montreal.

Member: Executive Committee Canadian Red Cross Society, Quebec Division; National Council Canadian Institute for the Blind ; National Council of American Joint Distribution Committee ; Life Governor, Verdun Prote3tant Hospital ; active in other communal and philanthropic causes. Member, Executive Committee, Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Centennial Advisory Committee, Montreal Museum of Arts. Served with R. C. A. F. in Word War .II Rank: Squadron Leader. Decoration: U. S. Legion of Merit, Degree of Officer. Clubs : Montefiore )Montreal( ; Elm. Ridge Country )Dorval, Que.( Societies and Fraternities : Phi Lamba. Phi. Mu Sigma, B'nei Brith, McGill Graduates. Recreations : Golf, Photography, Skiing.

אבא ברונפמן

נולד במונטריאל (קנדה) בשנת תרמ"ב (15.11.1882).

לאביו יחיאל משה ולאמו חיה מינדל בת ר' חיים אלמן. ב-10.10.1905 נשא לאשה את סופיה (צביה) בת פלתיאל רזמינסקי. מהתורמים החשובים לקרנות מדינת ישראל. Mr. Abe Bronfman has been prominently identified with Jewish communal leadership in Canada for over half a century. He is Honorary President of the Combined Jewish Appeal of Montreal, and holds the same post with Mount Sinai Sanatorium and the United Talmud Torahs. He is Honorary President of the Federation of Jew$ish Community Services of Montreal, and of the "Abe and Sophie Bronfman Charitable Foundation". He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish General Hospital and the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. of Montreal, a Board Member of the Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada, and Executive Committee Member of the Canadian Jewish Congress. He is a Director and on the Advisory Board of the American Joint Distribution Committee, and Vice President of the United Jewish Refugee and War Relief Agencies, a Trustee of Israel. He is a member of B'nei B'rith, Montefiore Club, Shaar Hashomayim Syna gogue, and the Reform and Elm Ridge Country Club. He was recently honored for his leadership in the Israel Bond campaign by the Montreal Jewish community on his seventy-fifth birthday.

His children: Zella )Zelda( wife of Jack E. Butler, and daughter Barbara.

Rona )Rachel( wife of Doctor Alfred E. Brunswick, and sons Edward, and Richard N.

APA citation

Tidhar, D. (1961). Entsiklopedyah le-halutse ha-yishuv u-vonav (Vol. 11, p. 3755). Retrieved from https://www.tidhar.tourolib.org/tidhar/view/11/3755