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Leon Hühner

New York

Leon Hühner, a lawyer and author, was born in Berlin, Germany on September 18, 1871. He was educated at both public and private schools in New York city. He received his B.A. degree from the College of the City of New York in 1890 and then M.A. and LL.B. degrees from Columbia in 1893. For many years, Hühner was curtor of the American Jewish Historical Society. He wrote extensively on Jewish history in the United States.

[Source: Who Was Who Among North American Authors 1921-1939 746 (Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1976)(vol. 1)]


Leon Hühner, A Book of Songs and Sonnets. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)

__________, Ballads and Stories in Verse. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)


Leon Hühner, Asser Levy: A Noted Jewish Burgher of New Amsterdam ([New York?: s.n.]: 1900)

__________, Francis Salvador: A Prominent Patriot of the Revolutionary War ([Baltimore: American Jewish Historical Society]: 1901)

__________, The Jews of Georgia in Colonial Times ([n.p.] 1902)

__________, The Jews of New England (other than Rhode Island) Prior to 1800 ([Baltimore: Lord Baltimore Press]: 1903)(West Cornwall, Connecticut: Cornwall Press, 1973)

__________, Some Jewish Associates of John Brown ([New York] 1908)

__________, Some Additional Notes on the History of the Jews of South Carolina ([Baltimore], 1910)

__________, The Jews of Virginia From the Earliest Times to the Close of the Eighteenth Century ([Baltimore, 1911)

__________, Jews in the Legal and Medical Professions in America Prior to 1800 ([Baltimore] 1914)

__________, Jews in the War of 1812 ([Baltimore? 1918]

__________, Jewish Contacts with George Washington and the Services of Members of the Spanish and Portuguese Congregation of New York During the American Revolution (New York: Jewish Forum, 1932)

__________, The Life of Judah Touro (1775-1854)(Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1946)

__________, Jews in America after the American Revolution. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)

__________, Jews in America in Colonial and Revolutionary Times. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)

__________, The First Jew to Hold the Office of Governor of one of the United States (New York: Gertz Brothers, 1959)

__________, Essays and Addresses. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)

__________, The Quest for Happiness; a Play (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)


Leon Hühner, The Jews of New York in the arts, sciences and professions : address before the Judaean Society on the occasion of its celebration of the 250th anniversary on the settlement of the Jews in New York, Hotel Savoy, April 29th, 1905 (New York: American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger, 1905)

Leon Hühner, The Jewish woman in America: address delivered before the Council of Jewish Women at Temple Emanu-El, New York, November 21, 1905 ([United States?]: s.n., 1905)

__________, Essays and Addresses. A Memorial Volume (New York: Gertz Bros., 1959)

Earliest picture of New Amsterdam

E. Benjamin Andrews History of the United States, from the Earliest Discovery
of America to the Present Time
(New York: Scribner's Sons, 1913)

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