Rita Simke (Broniatowski) (1909 - 1957)

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Birthplace: Siemianowitz, Poland
Death: Died in Manila, Phillipines
Occupation: Doctor
Managed by: Jon Klein
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About Rita Simke (Broniatowski)

Rita Simke (Broniatowski) was born in Siemianowitz, Poland and died in Manila in 1957. Prior to immigrating to the Philippines to escape Nazi aggression, she worked as a physician in Breslau. Rita Broniatowski's husband, Ernest Simke, was Israel's honorary Consul-General in Manila. Simke came to the Philippines from China in the early 1930s and managed the La Estrella del Norte branch in Bacolod. The Simkes were one of the Jewish families in the Philippines who chose to remain in the country and take on Filipino citizenship.

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February 10, 1909
Siemianowitz, Poland
May, 1941
Age 32
Manila, Philipines
July 16, 1944
Age 35
Bacolod City, Philipines
July 25, 1957
Age 48
Manila, Phillipines
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines