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Al Goot

Portrait of Albert Goot, Temple Beth Sholom president, 1955-1956

Albert "Al" Goot was president of Temple Beth Sholom in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1955 to 1956. He helped build the first synagogue in Las Vegas in 1946: the Jewish Community Center at 13th Street and Carson Avenue. Goot owned several local businesses including Hollywood Furniture on South Main Street (during the 1960s) and two markets in downtown Las Vegas. His brother was Max Goot, another Las Vegas business owner.

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"Longtime Las Vegas Philanthropist Goot Dies at 81." Las Vegas Sun. December 05, 2000. Accessed July 01, 2016. http://lasvegassun.com/news/2000/dec/05/longtime-las-vegas-philanthropis....

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