This Day in Jewish History 1945: A Man Who Created Great Bourbon for America Dies

Isaac Wolfe, a great American patriot, first sold notions, then moved to a city with nary a theater but 'a good many saloons'.

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On April 1, 1945, the whiskey distiller Isaac Wolfe Bernheim, who gave the initials of his first two names - but not his German-Jewish surname - to the premium bourbon he created, died, at the age of 96.