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1970 - 1980

Joseph Eldodt


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Name in US
Joseph (Joe) Eldodt
Name at Birth
Joseph Eldodt
Date of Birth - Note
April 25, 1908
Country of Birth
City of Birth
Sibling(s) Name(s)

Max Eldodt
(July 16, 1914 in Breuna, Germany – October 7, 1974, Birmingham)

Spouse(s) Name(s)

Leonore (Lola) Braunsberg
(Born May 13, 1926, Berlin)
Married August 4, 1945 in England

Religious Identity (Prewar)
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Other Experiences

Sponsored by the Tepper Brothers in Selma and later worked in their Department Store

Fought for US military in England, where he met his wife Lola

Year / City / Ship to US
November 8, 1934 / New York, NY / SS Bremen
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
May 17, 1980
City of Death