Thursday, April 15, 2010
A Death in the Family: The 19th century scandal that ended the reign of New York's Sephardic aristocracy by Joshua Nathan-Kazis published on line on 1/13/2010 in Tablet
This murder was front page news at the time, but pretty much forgotten today. Benjamin Nathan Cardozo, the murdered Benjamin Nathan's grandnephew, an esteemed past member of the United States Supreme Court, is a much more well known member of the Nathan family.
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Benjamin Nathan – murdered in New York City in 1870
Frederick Nathan – one of the 7 children of Benjamin
Washington Nathan – one of the 7 children of Benjamin
Robert Nathan – brother of Benjamin
Edgar Joshua Nathan – nephew of Benjamin; married 1st cousin Sarah
Sarah Nathan Solis – niece of Benjamin; married her 1st cousin Edgar
Joshua Nathan-Kazis – author; great-great grandson of Edgar and Sarah
Rebecca Nathan Cardozo – sister of Benjamin Nathan
Albert Cardozo – married Rebecca
Annie Nathan Meyer – daughter of Rebecca; founder of Barnard College
Benjamin Nathan Cardozo – son of Rebecca and Albert; Supreme Ct. judge
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