Captain Jonas Levy

Title

Captain Jonas Levy

Description

U.S. Navy Captain Jonas Levy served as President of Washington Hebrew Congregation in 1857. He had gained fame for his actions in the U.S.-Mexican War in 1847.

Source

Washington Hebrew Congregation

Citation

“Captain Jonas Levy,” Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City, accessed October 2, 2014, http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/lincolns-city/items/show/53.