1970 - 2005

Ernest Sanders


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Name in US
Ernest Eric Elias Sanders
Name at Birth
Ernest Eric Zandolovski (Sandelowsky)
Date of Birth - Note
December 27, 1913
Country of Birth
City of Birth
City of Birth, Alternate Names

Breslau was part of Austrian Silesia.
Today it is part of modern day Poland and known as Wrocław.

Sibling(s) Name(s)


Spouse(s) Name(s)

Edith Goetz Sanders
(1923 Kauslautern, Germany – 2020 Tampa, FL)
Married in 1944

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

Ernest and his father were arrested on November 9, 1938 during the Kristallnacht pogrom. Ernest, Edith, and his parents fled to Honduras, and were required to stay in Guatemala for a two-week period.

Year / City / Ship to US
1948 / New Orleans, LA / Taca Airways from San Salvador
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
June 23, 2005
City of Death
Tampa, FL
City of Burial / Cemetery
Tampa, FL / Schaarai Zekek Cemetery
Dates Lived in Alabama