Conventional Wisdom 

To the editors:

In Ben Joravsky's story about the Board of Tax Appeals in your December 25 issue [Neighborhood News], it is stated, "The conventional wisdom was that it [a seat] should go to a Jew, because Semrow was Jewish." Harry Semrow was of German and Polish extraction and definitely not Jewish.

Irwin B. Rosen

Wilmette

Ben Joravsky replies:

You're right, Semrow was not Jewish. I apologize.

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