Jacob Landau (1896 - 1980)

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Birthplace: Zawiercie, Silesia, Poland
Death: Died in Ottawa, ON, Canada
Cause of death: lung cancer
Occupation: butcher and delicatessen owner
Managed by: Jerrold Landau
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Immediate Family

About Jacob Landau

Jack Landau left Zawiercie in 1918, and lived in Duesseldorf for one year. He came to Montreal in 1919. He worked in the leather tanning business in Montreal. the family lived in Windsor from 1928-1933 approximately. They moved between Montreal and Ottawa several times, finally settling in Ottawa in the mid 1940s. Jack worked as a butcher and delicatessen owner until his retirement around 1960. In his later years, he was the gabbai rishon (principal trustee) of the Ottawa Chevra Kadisha (Jewish burial society).

Yahrzeit, 12 Tammuz.

Exact birthdate in 1896 is not known, as he was registered as a twin with his sister who was born in 1897 (evidently to save registration fees).

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Jacob Landau's Timeline

Zawiercie, Silesia, Poland
December 17, 1922
Age 26
Montreal, QC, Canada
June 26, 1980
Age 84
Ottawa, ON, Canada
June 27, 1980
Age 84
Ottawa, ON, Canada