1933 - 2020

Rita Billig Glanz


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Name in US
Rita Billig
Name at Birth
Rita Billig
Married Name
Rita Billig Glanz
Parents' Name

Cheine Gittel “Gusti” Silber
(1895 Brody – 1940 Vienna)

Abisch (Adolf) Billig
(1892 Brody – 1981 New York, NY)

Married 1931, Vienna

Date of Birth
March 18, 1933
Country of Birth
City of Birth
Sibling(s) Name(s)

Ernst Billig (Nancy Scher)
Born March 30, 1935 Vienna, Austria

Spouse(s) Name(s)

William Glanz
(1921 Rostock, Germany – 2008)

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

Left Vienna July 12, 1939 with her brother, Ernst, on a British Kindertransport

Lived in Coventry then Nuneaton, England with Harry and Freda Morgan for six years

Immigration to US sponsored by Nesche Billig Schattner & Philip Schattner

Year / City / Ship to US
May 13, 1946 / New York, NY / SS Drottningholm
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
September 23, 2020
City of Death
Grand Rapids, MI
City of Burial / Cemetery
Woodbridge, NJ / Beth Israel Cemetery
Dates Lived in Alabama