David Aronberg

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David Aronberg
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29th Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky
In office
January 1, 1952 – 1955
Preceded by Will C. Simpson
Succeeded by Wilburn Caskey
31st Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky
In office
1960–1964
Preceded by Wilburn Caskey
Succeeded by Wilburn Caskey
Personal details
Born April 3, 1893
Manchester, England
Died February 11, 1967(1967-02-11) (aged 73)
Ashland, Kentucky
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sadie Freyman
Children Gloria E. (Levine) and S. Harold Aronberg
Parents Lewis Aronberg and Leah (Tarshes) Aronberg
Residence Ashland, Kentucky, United States
Religion Judaism[1]
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David Aronberg (April 3, 1893 – February 11, 1967)[2] was a mayor of Ashland, Kentucky.[3] He was also a merchant, involved in the real estate business, and a soldier in the United States Army during World War I. Aronberg was a member of the Freemasons, Shriners, Kiwanis, Forty and Eight, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Elks, as well as the American Legion, of which he was vice commander.[4][5] Aronberg was also chairman of the National Civil Defense Committee.[6]

Aronberg owned a chain of retail stores, being the senior partner of Aronberg and Pfeffer, along with David Pfeffer, from 1923 to 1956.[7][8]

Aronberg was Jewish, and attended Congregation Agudath Achim in Ashland.[9]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Southern Jewish Mayors Throughout History
  2. ^ Time For Memory
  3. ^ A History of Ashland, Kentucky 1786 - 1954
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard
  5. ^ The public papers of Governor Lawrence W. Wetherby, 1950-1955 by Lawrence Wetherby
  6. ^ Hearings, Volume 1, United States Congress (1963)
  7. ^ The National Jewish monthly: Volume 43 (1928)
  8. ^ Fairchild's list of store executives (1930)
  9. ^ Who's who in world Jewry by Harry Schneiderman and Itzhak J. Carim