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Rachel "Ray" Altman (Arlin)

Birthplace: Białystok, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Death: Died in Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
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Daughter of Yehezkel Arlin and Chaya Arlin
Wife of Victor Altman
Mother of Sidney Altman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989
Sister of Chaim Arlin; Dorothy Arlin; Goldie Arlin; Samuel Sam Arlin; Leo Arlin and 5 others

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About Rachel "Ray" Altman

Mother of Sydney Altman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989. She immigrants to Canada, from Eastern Europe as a young adult, in the 1920s. Altman's mother was from Bialystok in Poland, and had come to Canada with her sister at the age of eighteen, learning English and working in a textile factory to earn money to bring the rest of their family to Quebec.

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Białystok, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
May 7, 1939
Age 37
Montréal, QC, Canada
Age 90
Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Montreal, QC, Canada