Here is a family portrait of Abraham Levi, with his children and grandchildren. Abraham Levi was born in 1822 in France. Leaving France at age 24 he landed in America and eventually made his way to Texas. Abraham was a large influence on the Victoria, Texas community. Levi served as president of the Victoria Jewish congregation for a quarter of a century. He also financed the area’s first electrical generator and ice plants. He died on November 30, 1902, and was buried in the B’nai B’rith Israel Cemetery at Victoria.