Dr Joseph Herman Hertz
Person Male Born 25/9/1872 Died 14/1/1946
Chief Rabbi of the British Empire. Born Slovakia, then part of Hungary. When he was aged 11 the family moved to New York. Worked for a time as a rabbi in Johannesburg. 1911 returned to New York. 1913 chosen as Chief Rabbi of the British Empire and in 1915 became a naturalized British subject. Died at home in Hamilton Terrace.