Josef Stricker (1861 - 1942)

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Birthplace: Pest, Hungary
Death: Died in Poland
Cause of death: Deported to Łódź (Litzmannstadt) ghetto, Poland, Oct 28, 1941; died 1942
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About Josef Stricker

Source for birthdate is HUNGARIAN BIRTHS at http://data.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.dll?jg~jgsearch~model2~[HUNGBIRTHS]HUNGBIRTHSJ~&mPageStart=1 (must be a member of JewishGen.org to use). Says:

STRICKER, Joseph, b. 10-Nov-1861 M, Parents: Salomon Stricker & Rosalie RICS (it's RIESZ) Budapest / 252-14 Local Gov't. Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kis-Kun Pest LDS 642962, Vol. 5

Josef was a co-owner with brother Sigmund of a tannery in Szombathely, Hungary.

Josef married Gisela Jaray. Per genteam.at:

  • Year 1892 [Oct. 30], Numerative 276
  • Volume Stadttempel (Innere Stadt)
  • Stricker, Josef
  • Jaray, Gisela

The marriage record is in Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 01. Bezirk (Innere Stadt), Trauungsbuch H 1892-1893, Image #84 of 230, at FamilySearch.org.

Josef was living at Wien IX, Hörlgasse 4 at time of deportation at age of 80, according to his nephew, Otto Stricker [memoir/D Lavender]. Record appears in The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names at [yadvashem.org], also on Austrian Dokumentationsarchiv: http://www.doew.at/ausstellung/shoahopferdb_en.html, and also at http://www.lettertothestars.at/en/liste_opfer.php

  • Stricker, Josef: Date of Birth 10.11 (Nov). 1861
  • Deportation Wien to Litzmannstadt [Łódź], 28.10.1941
  • Last place of residence Wien 9, Hörlgasse 4
  • Date/Place of Death Litzmannstadt, 07.07.1942

"By the beginning of summer 1942 the SS had killed about half of all the people who had been deported in October/November 1941 from Germany, Austria, Bohemia and Moravia. Of the 5000 Viennese Jews only 615 were still alive in the autumn of 1942. When the ghetto in Łódź was broken up in August 1944 and all the inmates deported to Auschwitz, only between 300 and 400 were still alive. »Selection« in Auschwitz and forced labor in the various concentration camps cost further lives. Only 34 of the 5000 Jews deported from Vienna to Łódź were still alive when the camps were liberated."

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Josef Stricker's Timeline

1861
November 10, 1861
Hungary
1892
October 30, 1892
Age 30
VIenna -IKG
1893
September 26, 1893
Age 31
1897
February 4, 1897
Age 35
February 4, 1897
Age 35
1900
July 18, 1900
Age 38
1900
Age 38
1942
July 7, 1942
Age 80
Poland
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