||Meirovitch Bar Kochva
Bar Kochva Meirovitch, the eldest son of Miriam and Menashe Meirovitch, was born in Rishon Lezion. He learned at the elementary school ("Chaviv") in the township and - at the secondary School "Hertzlia" in Tel - Aviv. He was among the people of Rishon Lezion who volunteered to the Jewish Regiment.
After the discharge, he studied at the University of London, Social Sciences and Administration, and was awarded the title Master.
In the thirties he was a board member of the "Bitzur" company. After the Second World War, he was one of the directors of the "Nir" company, an Histadrut company whose purpose was to transfer Jewish property from Germany to Israel.
After serving as a management member of "Solel Boneh" and "Kur" and - CEO of "Sol Kur", he functioned as a manager of the Shipping and Fishing division and later, as General Manger of the - Ministry of Transportation