Wednesday 26 April 2017


            He was born in Bialystok to a father who was a follower of the Jewish Enlightenment.  He graduated from the Darmstadt Polytechnic and practiced as an engineer abroad.  In 1923 he returned to Bialystok, where in 1927 he was chosen to be a member of the city council and became a leader of the technical division at city hall.  He wrote articles on municipal and community matter for local Yiddish newspapers.  He was killed during the Nazi occupation of Bialystok.

Source: Byalistoker leksikon (Bialystok handbook) (Bialystok, 1935).
Yankev Kahan

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