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1970 - 2020

Edith Goetz Sanders

Biography

Full biography is currently unavailable. Please see 1990 interview  under Photos/Documents.

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More Information

Name in US
Edith Goetz Sanders
Name at Birth
Esther Goetz
Married Name
Edith Goetz Zandolovski (Sanders)
Date of Birth - Note
April 16, 1923
Country of Birth
Germany
City of Birth
Kaiserslautern
Sibling(s) Name(s)

None

Spouse(s) Name(s)

Ernest Sanders (Ernest Zandolovski)
(1913 Breslau, Poland – 2005 Tampa, FL)
Married 1944

Religious Identity (Prewar)
Conservative Judaism
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Reform Judaism
Other Experiences

Edith and her family traveled to Italy in 1937 following the Nazi party’s rise to power in Germany. In 1938, the family was forced to leave Milan, and in 1939, they immigrated to Honduras.

Year / City / Ship to US
1948 / New Orleans, LA / Taca Airways from San Salvador
Date Moved to Alabama
1978
Alabama City of Residence
Montgomery
Date of Death
April 17, 2020
City of Death
Tampa, FL
City of Burial / Cemetery
Tampa, FL / Schaarai Zedek Cemetery
Dates Lived in Alabama
1978-1997

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