Matta Akrawi

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This name kept popping up in my studies on the region, and it spurred an interest in learning about early immigrants to the United States from Iraq.

Was he from Akre? What was his background?

Studies

https://www.nytimes.com/1926/12/20/archives/asks-aid-for-syria-mrs-hs-owen-says-country-has-fallen-among.html

https://www.nytimes.com/1926/04/22/archives/outlook-for-syria-optimistic-views-on-results-of-french-education.html

https://www.nytimes.com/1955/08/03/archives/teachers-status-absorbs-parley-greater-role-in-community-and.html

https://www.nytimes.com/1950/02/12/archives/in-brief-general-books-arab-schooling-doggone-systems-and-suckers.html

Matta Akrawi said to be Iraq's director of education,
https://www.nytimes.com/1947/03/27/archives/near-east-experts-raise-point-on-oil-whether-west-can-exploit-the.html