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{{short description|American politician}}
 
{{Infobox officeholder
 
{{Infobox officeholder
 
|name = David Aronberg
 
|name = David Aronberg
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|birth_date = April 3, 1893
 
|birth_date = April 3, 1893
 
|birth_place = [[Manchester, England]]
 
|birth_place = [[Manchester, England]]
|residence = Ashland, Kentucky, [[United States]]
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|residence = [[Ashland, Kentucky]], [[United States]]
 
|office = 29th Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky
 
|office = 29th Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky
 
|term_start = January 1, 1952
 
|term_start = January 1, 1952
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|successor2 = [[Wilburn Caskey]]
 
|successor2 = [[Wilburn Caskey]]
 
|death_date = {{death date and age|1967|2|11|1893|4|3}}
 
|death_date = {{death date and age|1967|2|11|1893|4|3}}
|death_place = Ashland, Kentucky
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|death_place = [[Ashland, Kentucky]]
|party = Republican
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|party = [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]]
 
|spouse = Sadie Freyman
 
|spouse = Sadie Freyman
 
|parents = Lewis Aronberg and Leah (Tarshes) Aronberg
 
|parents = Lewis Aronberg and Leah (Tarshes) Aronberg
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|signature = aronberg_sig.jpg
 
|signature = aronberg_sig.jpg
 
}}
 
}}
'''David Aronberg''' (April 3, 1893 – February 11, 1967)<ref>[http://www.timeformemory.com/fh_obituary.cfm?obitid=15841&fhid=2&locationid=4 Time For Memory]</ref> was a mayor of Ashland, Kentucky.<ref>''A History of Ashland, Kentucky 1786 - 1954''</ref> 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 organization|Forty and Eight]], [[Veterans of Foreign Wars]], and [[Elks]], as well as the [[American Legion]], of which he was vice commander.<ref>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/arnoldus-arzeno.html#00S1DX1Z0 The Political Graveyard]</ref><ref>''The public papers of Governor Lawrence W. Wetherby, 1950-1955'' by [[Lawrence Wetherby]]</ref> Aronberg was also chairman of the National Civil Defense Committee.<ref>''Hearings, Volume 1'', United States Congress (1963)</ref>
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'''David Aronberg''' (April 3, 1893 – February 11, 1967)<ref>[http://www.timeformemory.com/fh_obituary.cfm?obitid=15841&fhid=2&locationid=4 Time For Memory]</ref> was a mayor of [[Ashland, Kentucky]].<ref>''A History of Ashland, Kentucky 1786 - 1954''</ref> 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 organization|Forty and Eight]], [[Veterans of Foreign Wars]], and [[Elks]], as well as the [[American Legion]], of which he was vice commander.<ref>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/arnoldus-arzeno.html#00S1DX1Z0 The Political Graveyard]</ref><ref>''The public papers of Governor Lawrence W. Wetherby, 1950-1955'' by [[Lawrence Wetherby]]</ref> Aronberg was also chairman of the National Civil Defense Committee.<ref>''Hearings, Volume 1'', United States Congress (1963)</ref>
   
 
Aronberg owned a chain of retail stores, being the senior partner of Aronberg and Pfeffer, along with David Pfeffer, from 1923 to 1956.<ref>''The National Jewish monthly: Volume 43'' (1928)</ref><ref>''Fairchild's list of store executives'' (1930)</ref>
 
Aronberg owned a chain of retail stores, being the senior partner of Aronberg and Pfeffer, along with David Pfeffer, from 1923 to 1956.<ref>''The National Jewish monthly: Volume 43'' (1928)</ref><ref>''Fairchild's list of store executives'' (1930)</ref>
   
Aronberg was Jewish, and attended [[Congregation Agudath Achim (Ashland, Kentucky)|Congregation Agudath Achim]] in Ashland.<ref>''Who's who in world Jewry'' by Harry Schneiderman and Itzhak J. Carim</ref>
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Aronberg was [[Jews|Jewish]], and attended [[Congregation Agudath Achim (Ashland, Kentucky)|Congregation Agudath Achim]] in Ashland.<ref>''Who's who in world Jewry'' by Harry Schneiderman and Itzhak J. Carim</ref>
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
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[[Category:Jewish mayors of places in the United States]]
 
[[Category:Jewish mayors of places in the United States]]
 
[[Category:Jews and Judaism in Appalachia]]
 
[[Category:Jews and Judaism in Appalachia]]
[[Category:Mayors of places in Kentucky]]
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[[Category:Mayors of Ashland, Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:20th-century American politicians]]
 
[[Category:20th-century American politicians]]
 
[[Category:Businesspeople from Manchester]]
 
[[Category:Businesspeople from Manchester]]
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[[Category:United States Army personnel of World War I]]
 
[[Category:United States Army personnel of World War I]]
 
[[Category:20th-century English businesspeople]]
 
[[Category:20th-century English businesspeople]]
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