Moses Clava Levy
By: Ill. Bro. McDonald “Don” Burbidge, 33°
1749 Born in Cracon, Poland
1778 Was living in London
1783 Was made a Sublime Mason in the Lodge of Perfection from its establishment.
1792 Was a member of the committee on arrangements for laying the corner stone of the new synagogue building. The ceremonies for this occasion were Masonic related.
1801 Founder of the Supreme Council and of the Hebrew Orphan Society of Charleston.
1806-1811 Assisted the hazen of the synagogue without compensation.
1823 Treasurer of the Congregation of Beth Elohim, then President, and named Treasurer General of the Supreme Council.
1838 When the synagogue burned down he was one of the first persons to give $100.00 to the rebuild committee.
1839 April 2, Moses Clava Levy passes away.
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