1970 - 1959

Markus Fisch

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Name in US
Markus Fisch
Date of Birth - Note
September 16, 1902
Country of Birth
Austria-Hungary
City of Birth
Lemberg
City of Birth, Alternate Names

Before/During World War I, Lemberg was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
In 1918, with the collapse of the Empire, the area became Poland, and the city was known as Lwów.
With the Soviet invasion in September 1939, the city was renamed Lvov.
When the Germans came in in 1941, it was renamed Lemberg.
Today, this is Lviv, Ukraine.

Spouse(s) Name(s)

Miriam Fisch
(June 10, 1906, Lemberg, Austria-Hungary – October 8, 1999, Springfield, NJ)
Married December 24, 1927 in Lwów, Poland

Children's Names

Elzbieta (Elizabeth/Suzie) Fisch (Josef Wilf)
(Born April 16, 1932 in Lwów, Poland)

Erwin Fisch
(Born November 12, 1934 in Lwów, Poland)

Ghetto(s) / Year(s)

Lvov Ghetto

Hiding or Living under False Identity (Location/Year)
Hid under the floorboards of a Christian family's barn for nearly two years.
Year / City / Ship to US
July 17, 1950 / New York City / USNS General H. Taylor
Date Moved to Alabama
1950
Alabama City of Residence
Birmingham
Date of Death
April 1959
Dates Lived in Alabama
1950-1959