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Leonard Montefiore

Leonard Montefiore

Person  Male  Born 4/5/1853  Died 6/9/1879

Author and philanthropist. Born Kensington. Grand nephew to Moses. Was a friend of Oscar Wilde when they were both at Oxford University. Chief assistant to Samuel Barnett in his work regarding the extension of Oxford University to London.  The Jewish Encyclopedia says "Montefiore was associated with many philanthropic movements, especially with the movement for women's emancipation."

Died Newport, America (possibly Rhode Island), only 27.

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