Ruchames, Louis, 1917-1976 Edit


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  • 1917-05-25 – 1976-06-03 (Existence)

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  • Ruchames, Louis, 1917-1976

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Ruchames was born on May 25, 1917 in New York City. Ruchames graduated from City College of New York in 1937 and Jewish Institute of Religion. Three years later he earned his Master of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1951 from Columbia University. He became a professor of history in 1966 at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, a position he held until 1976.