January 21, 2019

Shevat 15, 5779


Theodore J. Elgart


Shevat 5, 5772

October 30, 1922 to January 28, 2012

Theodore J. Elgart was born October 30, 1922 in New Jersey. He enlisted after graduating from High School in the United States Army and served 4 1/2 years. He attained the rank of Corporal. Theodore married Sylvia on April 1, 1945 and they were very happy for 67 years. They had three children; a son Jeffrey and twin sons Harvey and Brian. He worked as an officer in Chase and City Banks. Theodore served as County Commander from 1974 to 1975 and Department Commander from 1989 to 1990. Theodore was very active in the Brooklyn V.A. Hospital. Theodore passed away January 28, 2012. May his soul rest in peace.

U.S. Army

Served from February 18, 1940 to February 1, 1946

Highest JWV Position

Department Commander

Post or Auxiliary

Midwood-Block Post 296