Biographical Sketch of Commodore Uriah P. Levy

By Simon Wolf

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1903

The author outlines the life and contributions of Commodore Uriah P. Levy (1792 - 1862) of the United States Navy, known for his role in the abolition of corporal punishment as part of Navy life. The author relates Levy's rise through the Naval ranks, his struggles against anti-Jewish sentiments, his career success, his patriotism, and his devotion to America's Presidents and Constitution.

Topic: History, Advocacy, Biography, War, Leadership, Military Service

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 4

Page Number(s): 42-45

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Wolf, Simon. Biographical Sketch of Commodore Uriah P. Levy. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1903: 42-45. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5450


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