Charles Wilson

Name: Charles Wilson 4/201888-3/11/1958

Family: Wife, Lena

Charles Wilson worked in his father, Abe's, clothing store He served as vice president of the United Jewish Appeal for Refugees drive, which was started in 1939. It was unique in its efforts to raise money on behalf of both the Jewish and Christian communities. However, ecumenism went only so far: according to historian Leonard Rogoff, when one of his sons married a non-Jewish woman he kicked him out of the house.