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"Southwest Jewry"

An Account of Jewish Progress and Achievement in the Southland

1926

Edited by

Joseph L. Malamut

Jewish Pioneers of the Southland

From Name Born

Married

Died
Loebau, West Prussia Cohn, Kaspare June 14 1839 July 17, 1872 Hulda Newmark  deceased
Warsaw, Poland Edelman, Rabbi Abraham Wolf 1832 1852 Hanna Pesia Cohn 1907
Altschoenback, Bavaria Hamburger, Asher 1821 1855 Annah Bien December 2, 1897
West Prussia Harris, Leopold 1836 1869 Minna Jastrowitz September 1910 
Hungary Hecht, Rabbi Sigmund 1849 1875 Liska Tuska  deceased
Bavaria, Germany Hellman, Herman W. September 25 1843 July 26 1874 Ida Heimann October 19, 1896 
Loebau, West Prussia Newmark, Harris July 5 1834 Mar 25 1858 Sarah Newmark April 4, 1916 
Warsaw, Poland Norton, Isaac 1844 1875 Berta Greenbaum deceased 

Jewish Native Sons of the Southland

From Name Born

Married

Died
Los Angeles Behrendt, Sam 1879   Sadie Mosbacher  
Los Angeles Birnbaum, I.W. August 7 1883   (Cline)  
Los Angeles Edelman, Dr. David William Jan 29 1869      
Portland, OR Frank, Herman W. July 4 1860 1888 Sarah Harris  
Los Angeles Frank, Alvin H. Apr 4 1891      
Los Angeles Frank, Lawrence P. Apr 1895 Aug 6 1919 Juliette Guggenheim  
San Francisco Goldwater, Lemuel Aug 23 1867 1900 Hortense Levy http://www.anaheim.net/utilities/elechist.html
Byron, CA Graunauer, Ralph Byrne Jul 13 1896 1924 Ruth Lautterstein  
Sacramento Hamburger, David A. 1867 1899 Catherine Howell  
Los Angeles Hellman, Marco H. 1878 June 10 1908 Rita Levis  
Los Angeles Hellman, Irving H. 1883   Florence Marx  
Los Angeles Hellman, Maurice S. Sep 3 1864   Alice Schwartzschild  
  Hellman, James W. Jun 18 1861   Agner Kramer  
Austria Kornblum, M.S. 1859 1881 Gusta Grunbaum  
Los Angeles Levy, I.O. Oct 7 1878 Jul 9 1913 Dora Marks  
San Francisco Meyer, Ben R. 1879 1905 Ray Cohn  
California Myers, Carmel       actress
Los Angeles Newmark, M.H. Mar 3 1859 Jul 3 1888 Rose Newmark  
Los Angeles Newmark, Marco R. Oct 8 1878 June 6 1906 Constance Meyberg  
Los Angeles Newmark, Robert Jun 27 1880      
Los Angeles Nordlinger, Louis S. Jun 21 1875      
Los Angeles Norton, Bertha Greenbaum     Isaac Norton  
  Norton, S. Tilden Jan 1877  1904 Esther Grodel  
Los Angeles Norton, A.M. 1879  1904 Myrtle Prenzlauer  
 Newark, NJ Norton, Aaron F. Apr 20 1874  1906 Hattie F. Lang  
  Norton, David F.        
 Los Angeles Norton, Isiah F.  1880   Gertrude Crager  
 Los Angeles Norton, Isaac Henry  1872   Charlotte Morris  
 San Francisco Olcovich, Emil  1875   Dorothy Phillippy  
 Los Angeles? Raphael, R.H.        
 San Francisco Raphael, Aaron C. Mar 14 1870   1906 Nellie Raphael  
 Los Angeles Raphael, Meyer  Jul 4 1878      
 Grass Valley, CA Ramish, Adolph Aug 19 1862  1903 Dellaphene Speck  
  Jews of Prominence        
 Dallas, TX Arons, Morris Feb 14 1883   1910 Annie Kaufman  
 New York, NY Bard, Arthur May 10 1888      
 Columbus, GA Barnett, W.T. May 11 1851   1880 Rachel Edelman  
 San Francisco Bastheim, Edward Jun 3 1883  1907 Irene Enple  
 Providence, RI Bearman, William W.        
 Odessa, Russia Beckman, Benjamin May 25 1883      
 Mitau, Russia Behrstock, Isidore Jan 5 1883       
 Bucharest Benjamin, I.B.  1891   Emma Rosenberg  
 New York, NY Berliner, Samuel W. Dec 12 1887   1917 Henrietta Fisch   
 Warsaw, Poland Blank, Dr. Benjamin Sep 15 1899      
 Kaunas, Lith. Blass, Dr. Leo 1882   1919 Florence Schneider  
 Nyiregyhaza,

Hungary

Blum, Martin V. Sep 15 1879   1911 Regina Friedman  
 Trans-Caucasia Blumberg, David  Feb 15 1887   Rose Horwitz  
 Kopchove, Lith. Blumenthal, Arthur  1881   Ada Levinson  
 Freemont, NE Blumenthal, Ray H. Feb 23 1890  May 11 1911 Carita Metzler   
 Poland Borson, Louis        
Brzesko, Austria Brandstatter, A.E. Feb 27 1884       
 Germany Brick, Alexander  1875  1902 Minnie Silverstein   
Milwaukee, WI Brill, Leonard J. Jul 20 1896       
Bolgrad, Bessarabia (Romania) Brown, Emil  May 31 1879  1908 Annie Hirshkowitz  
Cripple Creek, CO Brown, Saul Harris  Aug 28 1897      
Kedainiai, Lith. Cohen, Abraham 1860     Rachael Bandel  
Rhode Island Cohen, Harry K. Aug 1883       
 Germany Cohn, Isidor 1869     Mina Norton  
Kaempen, Germany Cohn, Simon 1852    Minnie Cohn  New Jerusalem
Urbana, ILL Cohen, Sol        
Chicago, ILL Cole, L.M. Mar 24 1870   Jan 6 1904 Frieda Hellman  
 Russia Cummins, Jacob C. Jul 1 1883   1909 Dorothy Presberg   
Johnstown, PA Cummins, Joseph J. Sep 9 1889      Name was Kaminsky
 Poland Weisner, Isidor  1879      
San Diego  Welkeles, Ellis H. Nov 25 1887   1915 Rae Sugarman   
 Romania Eskenazy, Harry  1883      
Bialystok, Poland Farbstein, Jacob  1884  1916 Jennie Greenburg  
Omaha, NE Finkelstein, M.J.  May 8 1884      
Omaha, NE Finkelstein, Harry Aaron  1895   Barbara Grossblatt  
 Bavaria Fleishman, Adolph    1909 Helen Bremer  
 Russia Frank, Meyer  1880  1908 Annette Stone  
Macon, ILL Freund, Leo Jul 27 1896      
  Friedlander, Jack M.  1890 Jun 14

1914

 Gussie Gold  
 Hungary Friedman, Eugene J. Feb 21 1885   1914 Charlotte Weiss  
Zakrozym, Poland Gantz, Dr. Solomon J.Z.  1889  Dec 2 1917  Sara Albert  
Berditchev, Russia Glassband, Louis  1884      
Chicago, ILL Goldberg, Joseph Harold  Aug 10 1893  1914 Eddie Temple  
Waukesha, WI Goldman, Benjamin Mandel  Dec 18 1889  Aug 1912 Clara Winthrop  
Pittsburgh, PA Goldsmith, George Mrs. (Lillian Burkhart)    1904 George Goldsmith  
Petropavlovsk, Russia  Goldwasser, Leon  1889    Dr. Marian Wolobrinsky  Violinist
London, England Goldwater, Benjamin G.  1878    Annie Siegel  
Koeningsberg, Germany Goodrich, Isaac  1886      
Melatopol, Russia Gordon, Vera (Pogorelsky)  1886      Actress
  Gore, Michael        
Riga, Latvia  Gottlich, Dr. Abraham  1880      
  Grauman, Sid        
Filesht, Bessarabia Groman, Charles Mar 1 1883  1902 Goldie Kobrin  
  Grossman, M.I.  1882      
Bar, Podolsk, Russia Gulko, Jacob  1877   Miss Abramowitz  
 Austria Haber, Peter R. Apr 6 1873   1896 Miss Schneider   
Cherkass, Russia Halperin, Dr. Robert Louis  1874      
  Halperin, Mrs. Robert Louis     R.L. Halperin  
Galveston, TX Harris, H. H. May 30 1885   Estelle Rice  
  Harrison, Hyman     Sarah Bromberg  
Indianapolis, IN  Hirsh, Dr. Charles Louis Jun 22 1896      
 Chekoslovakia Hersh, Samuel  1872   Sarah Federman  
 New York Hollzer, Judge Harry A. Nov 4 1890   Louise Green  
Minsk, Russia Horowitz, Abraham  1868  1890  Ida Levine  
Kiev, Russia Horowitz, Al.  1883  1909 Hilda Topper  
Philadephia, PA Hunt, Phil Jun 17 1868  1896 Fannie Kurtz   
Novigrod, Poland Iglowitz, Isaac  1873      
 New York, NY Jacobs, Dr. David E. Mar 11 1888 Aug 27 1911 Miriam Sapiro   
Antioch, CA Jacobs, Jay B. Dec 7 1871   1898 Sarah Levi  
Warsaw, Poland Jacobson, Dr. H.P. 1888       
Rogasen, Posen, Poland Jonas, Joseph Lewin Sep 27 1866   1893 Margaret Cohn   
Kiev, Russia  Kahn, Peter M. Sep 30 1878   1903 Nadia Friedman   
Omaha, NE Kaplan, Dr. Max Aug 16 1896   Apr 1921 Beulah Hess   
Austria  Karpf, Louis  1876      
 Romania Katz, Arthur I.  1892   Sadie Cecelia Haber   
 Romania Katz, Fred I.  1899  1917 Hazel Heiser  
Santa Barbara, CA Kaufman, Mrs. Jules

(Rachel Levy)

Oct 14 1872    Jules Kauffman  
Grodno, Russia Kavinoky, Naum  1875      
  Kavinoky, Mrs. Nadina        
 New York Kirstein, Louis  1896      
 Hungary Klein, Henry  1858   Mina Norton   
 Russia Knewbow, WIllian  1896   Bessie Rubin  
 Austria Kornblum, Abraham Harry  1884   May E. Ruda  
Odessa, Russia Kramer, Samuel  1896      
Kropeinitz, Yugoslavia Kreutzer, Joseph W. Mar 15 1894   1916 Beatrice Meinn   
 Moscow Lane, Albert  1881   Anna Slosberg   
Gomel, Russia Laykin, Robert May 16 1885  1911    
Hungary  Leiberman,Jacob J. June 20 1887      
Spokane, WA Lesser, Sol Feb 17 1890  Mar 26 1913  Fay Grunauer   
Chicago, ILL Levitan, Samuel Clemens Mar 30 1890   1912    
Syracuse, NY  Levy, Samuel M. Aug 24 1884   1912 Estelle Rosenblaum  
Germany  Lasker, Albert Irwin  1885   Edna Louise Lasker  
Tilsit, Germany  Lipstich, Irving I. Aug 10 1884   1907 Gertrude Goldstein  
 San Francisco Lissner, Dr. Henry H. Jan 4 1875   Lilly Meyer   
 Russia Lubovicki, Calmon  1894   Ella Gerhardt   Violinist
 Russia Lyons, Harry  1875   Rose Levin  Assemblyman
  Laemmle, Carl        
 San Francisco Magnin, Rabbi Edgar F. Jul 1 1890   1916 Evelyn Rosenthal   
Dvinsk, Latvia Maharam, Emanuel Mar 10 1870       
Chudnow, Kiev, Russia  Maindenburg, Joseph Michael  1881  1904 Dorothy Dembovsky   
Snitkow, Pololsk, Russia Malamut, Joseph L.  1885      
Russia  Mandel, Joseph J.  1888   Cecelia Sklar  
Vilna, Lith.  Markowitz, Samuel G.  1874      
Baltimore, MD Markowitz, Mrs. S.G.

(Cecelia Sklar)

    Samuel Markowitx   
 Germany Marshutz, Siegfried G.  1862  1901 Hattie Wolfstein  
Utica, NY Mallinson, Harry P.     Yetta Samuelson   
 Germany May, David     Rose Shoenberg   
  Meyberg, Mrs. Mitchell S.        
 Europe Mayer, Louis B.        
Turisk, Russia  Meyer, Jacob        
 Russia Miller, Emanuel A.  1887    Mary Miller  
Miltenber Am Main, Bavaria Mosbacher, George  1852  1883 Dora Hirshberg   
Jerusalem, Palestine  Neches, Rabbi S.M. Oct 10 1891 Nov 18 1913  Tillie Goodstein   
Newark, NJ  Newman, Frank Louis Jan 2 1885  1903 Fannie Bierman  
 Austria Pacht, Isaac May 28 1890       
Chudrovka, Kiev, Russia  Platt, Ben  1884      
Portland, OR Politz, Herman A. Jul 10 1885 1912  Zeta Marie  
Washington, DC  Prager, Dr. Leo Jul 25 1891   1922 Pattie Kirchoff  
Kansas City, MO Rabin, A. H. Dec 16 1894 1918 Charlotte Cohen  
Kansas City, MO  Rabin, William May 28 1893      
Vilkiya, Lith. Rabinowitz, H.Z. Mar 15 1866    Sophie Simminof   
New York, NY  Rapf, Harry Oct 16 1880  1911 Tina Ulfelder   
 Romania Rappaport, Abe  1888      
Romania Rappaport, Jack 1891      
Romania Rappaport, Dave 1893      
Romania Rappaport, Max 1895      
 Lithuania Reynolds, Dr. Louis George Mar 17 1870   1901 Belle Zamansky   
Sacramento, CA  Reynolds, L.G. Mrs.

(Belle Zemansky)

Jun 8 1880   1901 Dr. L.G. Reynolds  
New York, NY Rice, Sidney S. Jun 17 1886   1908 Miriam Ruth Goldman   
Kalish, Poland Richbart, Louis Mar 3 1869  Nov 11 1897  Alice Goodman   
Suwalki, Poland  Riche, Aaron Apr 10 1883       
Pinsk, Russia Rosanoff, M.D., Aaron J. 1878    Isabelle Jean Ross   
Warsaw, Poland Rosencranz, Judge Elias Dec 27 1887       
 Jerusalem Rousso, Jacques 1885   1908  Rose Wolf  
Brusilow, Kiev, Russia  Rudin, Moses  1897      
Philadelphia, PA  Saeta, Ben J.  1894      
Riga, Latvia  Saylin, Dr. George J. Feb 15 1876       
Pittsburgh, PA  Scheinman, Israel Louis        
 Detroit, MI Scheinman, Benjamin Jos. Dec 15 1896       Deputy District Atty.
 Poland Scheinman, William H. Jun 17 1877   1905 Marie Brochman   
  Schenck, Joseph M.     Norma Talmadge   
Taurage, Lith.  Schireson, Bernard  1881      
Taurage, Lith. Schireson, Max  1882      
New York, NY Schoen, David A. Dec 24 1868   1894 Bertha Bacharach   
Bialystok, Poland  Senegram, Philip Nov 22 1876   Sarah Harris   
Kremenchug, Russia  Shapiro, Aaron Sep 6 1883   Jennie Kraus   
Kremenchug, Russia  Shapiro, Chaim  1886   Basha Leslie   
Kovno, Lith.  Shapiro, Abraham Jonah  1859   Sheine  
Wishtinetz, Russia  Shapiro, Joseph  1882      
  Solnit & Shapiro

(Harry Shapiro, Ben Solnit)

       Shoe wholesaler
 Arizona Salzman, Maurice  1885      
Teapol, Volynhia, Russia Saltzman, Dr. Nathan 1889      
Slouzow, Poland  Sieroty, Adolph May 3 1876    Bertha Brown   
Philadephia, PA  Smith, Dr. Maurice  1898      
Suwalki, Poland  Stack, H. D.  Dec 1870  1890 Ella Livingston   
Baltimore, MD  Stodel, Mrs. J. A.

(Birdie Spier)

Sep 30 1887    Jacob Andrew Stodel   
 Germany Stern, Karl  Aug 1869  1893 Matilda Glerekauf   
Brooklyn, NY  Strasburger, Arthur        
Brisk, Lith.  Tannenbaum,Moses  1868      
Kishinev, Russia Thorne, Harry  1885      
New Haven, CT  Toplitzky, Joe Dec 25 1888   1910 Elsie Crossley   
Cleveland, OH  Trattner, David R. Jun 25 1886   1905 Celia Trattner   
Denver, CO Trattner, Rabbi Earnest R. Nov 4 1898       
Grand Rapids, MI Tyroler, M.D., Adolph Oct 16 1870   Jun1902 Freda Barth   
Brooklyn, NY  Thalberg, Irving Grant May 30 1899       
Germany  Warner, Harry M. Dec 15 1882   Oct 1912 Ray Levinson   
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada  Warner, Jack L. Jul 10 1894   1913 Irma Solomon   
Chicago, ILL  Weinstein, Morris  1887  1913 Hannah Katz   
Bessarabia  Weisman, William  1876   Margarette Zekman   
New York, NY  Weisz, Michael M.  1887  1910 Rose Brodie   
Denver, CO  Widom, Chester S. Jun 8 1897   1916 Rose Therman   
Welyepoby, Hungary  Winkler, Ph.D.,Rabbi Meyer        
Chicago, ILL  Wolf, Sam  1888      
Ekaterinoslav, Russia  Wolfe, Harry Norton Jan 6 1889       
New York, NY  Wurtzel. Harry L. Jun 28 1893   1916 Grace Beshon   
Hungary  Zuckerman, H. Lew  1885  1909 Sadie Goldberg   
Novogrod, Volhynia, Russia  Zukin, Joseph  1887   Helen Needlander   
Riseshitz, Poland  Bauman, Rabbi Jacob  1871      
Hungary Berliner, Herman Oct 10 1859   1890 Sally Levy   
Odessa, Russia  Chais, Jacob 1880   1905 Sadie Horowitz   
El Rio, CA  Cohn, Jacob  1890   Minnie B. Cohn   
Siauliai, Lith.  Fram, Harry  1880      
Jersey City, NJ  Horowitz, Samuel Apr 26 1897       
Cripple Creek,CO  Fisher, Max     Myrtle Fisher   
 Texas Harris, Mrs. H. H.

(Stella Rice)

       
 Russia Sklar, Joseph  1884   Kate Moler   

 

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