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Benjamin Mailer

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Lithuania
Death: Died in Johannesburg, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Celia Mailer
Father of Isaac Barnett Mailer; Louis Maurice Mailer; Biddy Froom; Victor Mailer; Anne Kessler and 6 others

Managed by: Pam Karp
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About Benjamin Mailer

Hebrew name : Benzion Ben Shalom


Emigrated from Lithuania in 1900 at the age of 9.

He was the second of 11 surviving children,

He arrived from Liverpool on the White Star liner, SS Baltic November 1919, and moved in with his sister Anne and husband Dave Kessler who there then living in Flat Bush, Brooklyn.

Barney was a compulsive gambler. WW1 forced Barney to curtail his betting in London, the US was where he wou;d redeem himself.

Benjamin and Celia emigrated from Lithuania in 1900

p.10 Norman Mailer: A Double Life by J. Michael Lennon


Grave 900

Westpark Cemetery, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Benjamin Mailer's Timeline

1865
1865
Lithuania
1889
January 25, 1889
Age 24
Lithuania, Russia
1892
January 18, 1892
Age 27
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1893
1893
Age 28
Latvia
1900
1900
Age 35
1907
July 17, 1907
Age 42
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
1910
1910
Age 45
South Africa
1926
May 25, 1926
Age 61
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
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