Z[ANVL] L. TUV (b. ca. 1895)
He came from Kovno, Lithuania. He published articles on business and bookkeeping in Folksblat (People’s newspaper) (1930-1939), in Handel- un industri-tsaytung (Business and industry newspaper) (1923)—both in Kovno—as well as in the publication 10 yor yidishe komerts-gimnazye in kaunas, 1926-1936 (Ten years of the Jewish commercial high school in Kaunus) (Kaunus, 1936). He was the author of the textbooks: Di teorye fun di toplte bukhfirung in fragn un antvortn, a ṭish-bukh far bukhhaltorn un byuro-ongeshtelte, a bukh tsum iberkhazern far di shuln, vu di ṭoplte bukhfirung geyt arayn als limed (The theory of double-entry bookkeeping in questions and answers, a desk-book for bookkeepers and office employees, a book for repeated use in schools, where double-entry bookkeeping has become a subject), first edition (Kovno, 1924), 256 pp.; second edition with a supplement, “Di bikher-formes fun di toplte bukhfirung” (The book formats of double-entry bookkeeping) (Kovno, 1925), 334 pp.; third edition with a supplement, “Komertsyal-verterbukh” (Commercial dictionary) (Kovno, 1926), 514 pp. He was active among the left Labor Zionists in Lithuania and their representative in the Kovno Jewish community (1922). Until 1940 he administered Yiddish courses in bookkeeping, and he was a teacher in Jewish middle schools in Kovno. Thereafter, until the Germans seized Lithuania, he worked as a lecturer in a Russian commercial institute. He died with his two sons during the Nazi Holocaust.
Sources: L. Meyerovitsh, in 10 yor yidishe komerts-gimnazye in kaunas, 1926-1936 (Ten years of the Jewish commercial high school in Kaunus) (Kaunus, 1936), p. 20; Y. Anilovitsh, in Shriftn far psikhologye un pedagogik (Vilna) 2 (1940), p. 334; information from Yoysef Gar; Lite (Lithuania), vol. 2 (Tel Aviv, 1965), col. 144.
Khayim Leyb Fuks
[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 278.]