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Lampe, Isadorelocked

(16 November 1906–25 January 1982)
  • Juan A. del Regato

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Lampe, Isadore (16 November 1906–25 January 1982), radiologist, was born Isadore Lampkovitz in London, England, the son of Anna Tamarkin, a Russian, and Joseph Lampkovitz, a cabinetmaker from Poland. He entered the United States when only four and a half months old, wrapped in a tallith, a Jewish prayer shawl. They family settled in Cleveland, Ohio, where they adopted the conservative practices of Orthodox Judaism developed in the United States. Young Isadore attended Mount Pleasant Elementary School and, at the same time, the Hebrew School. In 1923 he graduated with honors from Central High School....

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