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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Bregman, Eliezer b. Moses

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Russian financier and philanthropist born in Indura (commonly called by Russian Jews "Amdur"), government of Grodno, in 1826 died in Teplitz, Bohemia, Sept. 3,1896. He was a prominent business man of Grodno, where he settled early in life, and was known over Russia as the farmer of the Korobka (meat-tax) in many of the large cities of the empire. The government rewarded him for his various business enterprises and charities with a gold medal and with the title of hereditary honorary citizen. He spent more than 100,000 rubles for charitable institutions.

Bibliography :Luaḥ Aḥ iasaf , 5658 (1897-98), pp. 317-318 E. Ephrati, Dor we-Dorshaw , Wilna, 1889, pp. 58-59.H. R. P. Wi.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Bregman, Eliezer b. Moses'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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