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Financier of the Revolution, Spy in the service of George Washington

Biographical Data
Religious Views
References, Links, & Further Reading


Occupation: merchant, financier

Political Affiliation:

Religious Affiliation: Jewish

Summary of Religious Views:

Salomon provided considerable financial assistance towards the construction of the Mikveh Israel synagogue in Philadelphia.

Views on Religion & Politics:

Urged Pennsylvania to do away with the religious test required of prospective office holders.


References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


H. S. Baron, Haym Salomon: Immigrant And Financier Of The American Revolution, Bloch Pub. Co., 1929
Shirley Milgrim, Haym Salomon Liberty's Son, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1975
Madison C. Peters, Haym Salomon, The Financier Of The Revolution: An Unwritten Chapter In American History, The Trow Press, 1911; alternate edition, Haym Salomon: The Financier of the Revolution
Charles Edward Russell, Haym Salomon and the Revolution, Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1930; reprint, Ayer, 1977



Haym Salomon (1740-1785) (Jewish-American Hall of Fame)
Haym Salomon (ca. 1740 - 1785), by Bob Blythe (National Park Service)
Haym Salomon: The rest of the story (Jewish World Review)
Haym Salomon -- Address delivered by Alan Coré
Haym Salomon (Interfaith Heroes)

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