Jospeh Singer (born 23 March 1890, died 22 November 1967) was the son of Samuel and Rosie Singer. He was a Toronto city councilor, lawyer, and prominent figure in Toronto's Jewish community, serving as vice-president of the Federated Jewish Philanthropies in Toronto and president of the Jewish Political Association. He represented Ward 3 and 4 during his time as a Toronto alderman (first being elected in 1920), and was also elected to the Toronto Board of Control in 1923. He also tried his hand at provincial and federal politics, running in the 1923 provincial election and the 1925 federal election, but was unsuccessful. He had one son, Vernon, a reeve of North York Township, and one daughter, Doris.
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File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Jospeh Singer.
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