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

  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