Fourth Generation

6. Max Leopold4 Margolis (Isaac3, Elijah2, Mordechai1) was born in Meretz, guberniya Wilna, Russia October 15, 1866. Max died 1932 at age 65.

He married Evelyn Kate Aronson date unknown. Evelyn was born January 21, 1878 in San Francisco, CA. Evelyn was the daughter of Philip Nathan Aronson and Carrie Golwater. Evelyn died September 23, 1959 in Philadelphia, PA, at age 81. When Evelyn was age 37 and Max Leopold Margolis was age 48 they became the parents of Max Margolis August 17, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA. When Evelyn was age 37 and Max Leopold Margolis was age 48 they became the parents of Philip Isaac Margolis Sr. August 17, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA.

When Max was age 48 and Evelyn Kate Aronson was age 37 they became the parents of Max Margolis August 17, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA. When Max was age 48 and Evelyn Kate Aronson was age 37 they became the parents of Philip Isaac Margolis Sr. August 17, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA. Max Leopold Margolis (born at Meretz, district (guberniya) of Wilna, Russia (now Vilnius, Lithuania), October 15, 18661932) was a Lithuanian-born American philologist. Son of Isaac Margolis; educated at the elementary school of his native town, the Leibniz gymnasium, Berlin, and Columbia University, New York city (Ph.D. 1891). In 1891 he was appointed to a fellowship in Semitic languages at Columbia University, and from 1892 to 1897 he was instructor, and later assistant professor, of Hebrew language and Biblical exegesis at the Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati. In 1897 he became assistant professor of Semitic languages in the University of California; in 1898, associate professor; and from 1902 the head of the Semitic department. When Dropsie College was formed in 1909, Margolis was chosen as Professor of Biblical Philology, remaining at Dropsie College until his death in 1932.

Margolis was named editor-in-chief of the Jewish Publication Society's translation of the Bible into English, the finished product being published in 1917. He served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature as editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature (1914-1921). He was also editor of the Journal of the American Oriental Society.

Max Leopold Margolis and Evelyn Kate Aronson had the following children:


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