SHIMSHN SHTOKHAMER (1899-April 26, 1945)
He was born in Sokol (Sokil), Galicia. From 1924 he was a member of the Warsaw rabbinate. He survived the Warsaw Ghetto and died in a bombing while in a German camp. He wrote for: Dos yudishe tageblat (The Jewish daily newspaper), Ortodoksisher yugend bleter (Orthodox youth pages), and other serials. He thought of Yiddish as a defense against assimilation.
Source: Hillel Zaydman, Ishim shehikarti (People I have known) (Jerusalem: Mosad Harav Kuk, 1970), pp. 497-501.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 522.