1970 - 1972

Chaim Schniper


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Name in US
Chaim Schniper
Name at Birth
Chaim Schnipper
Parents' Name

Chana Chasin Schniper and Leib Schniper (1889-1938)

Date of Birth - Note
January 15, 1906
Country of Birth
City of Birth
City of Birth, Alternate Names

Rowno, Rivne

Sibling(s) Name(s)

Ziendel Schniper
Survived and moved to Israel

Spouse(s) Name(s)

First wife and 2 daughters murdered during the Holocaust.

Chana Bruztberg
Married March 5, 1944 in Cherson, Ukraine

Children's Names

Jakob (Jack) Schniper (Susan Leigh Thompson, “Leigh”)
Born March 18, 1945 Cherson, Ukraine

Abraham (Abe) Schniper (Jessie)
Born April 19, 1947 Ulm, Germany

Steve Schniper (Ann)
Born 1955 Birmingham, AL

Religious Identity (Prewar)
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Camp(s) / Year(s)

Work camps, various

Member of Underground, Resistance or Partisan Group(s)

With partisans until captured

DP Camp(s) / Year(s)

Stuttgart, Germany (1945-1950)

Other Experiences

Family name used to be spelled Schnipper

Year / City / Ship to US
January 29, 1950 / New Orleans, LA / USAT General M.L. Hersey
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
December 22, 1972
City of Death
City of Burial / Cemetery
Birmingham / Elmwood Cemetery
Dates Lived in Alabama