Dr. Berthold Reif

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Berthold (Bernard) Reif, Dr. jur.

Birthplace: Uherský Ostroh, Moravia
Death: Died in appears in Lehman's Directory, Wien, in 1938
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Reif and Betti Reif (Singer)
Husband of Katharina Elsa "Käthe" Reif
Father of Heinrich "Heinz" Reif-Gintl
Brother of <private> Reif; Juda Löb Reif; Siegfried Reif; Ernestine Schlesinger; Leonhard Reif and 5 others

Occupation: Lawyer (see http://books.google.com : King Leopold's rule in Africa By Edmund Dene Morel)
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About Dr. Berthold Reif

Birthdate is found in Geburtstags Merkbuch / Birthday Book of Ernestine Reif Schlesinger, in possession of Janet Lindner, ERS's great-grandaughter. Entry by Ernestine Reif Schlesinger, Berthold's sister.

Birthdate also recorded in the Avotaynu list of holders of Austrian bank accounts at time of the Holocaust.

Birth record for Bernard Reif, born Sept. 16, 1862, appears in Czech Jewish Registers, UHERSKÝ OSTROH (Ungarische Ostra, o. Uherské Hradiště) 1000, N (births) 1849 - 1875; 1876-1879, 1880-1881(i), Image #46/150. Parents were Samuel Reif and Babeth geb. Singer, married May 10, 1860. Julius Braun was Godfather.

Dr. Bernard rechte Berthold Reif married Käthe Gintl December 25, 1899, location: Stadttempel. His name given as "Dr. Bernhard recte Berthold, Advokat." Hers is given as Katharina Elsa.

He was J.Dr. per High-Life-Almanach: Adressbuch der Gesellschaft Wiens und der österreichischen Kronländer, 1913 (is on ancestry.com). Address: Börseplatz 3; Tel 14074.

In 1920, resigned from the Jewish faith (Genteam.at):

  • No. 19056
  • Last Name Reif
  • First Name Bernhard (Bertard), Dr.
  • Number 266
  • Age 58
  • Date of Resignation 03 Apr 1920
  • Date of Birth 16.09.1862
  • Place of Birth Ung. Ostra
  • Family Status verh.
  • Profession Rechtsanwalt
  • Vienna District 1 Börsenplatz, House No. 3

His listing in Lehman's Directory for Vienna in 1938 states Reif, Dr. Berthold JDr, Rechtsanwalt, 1 Börseplatz 3, Teleph U 24-0-4. His brothers Hugo and Moriz also appear (same page).

Buried Zentralfriedhof, Wien:

  • Reif, Dr. Berthold, on 05 July 1954 (no birth or death date given)
  • Reif-Gintl Heinrich d. age 74 Bestattungsdatum 22 July 1974
  • Reif-Gintl Margarethe Maria b. 08.07.1902, age 99
  • Reif Katharina b. 14.11.1875 d. age 78
  • Reif Siegfried (brother) on 05 July 1954 (no birth or death date given)
  • Reif Sophie on 05 July 1954 (no birth or death date given)
  • Wahle Richard d. age 79 (a cousin; see Fanny Gintl death notice)

A different Berthold Reif, b. Butschowitz (Bučovice) in 1863, is discussed in History of Bradford (Yorkshire, England).

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Dr. Berthold Reif's Timeline

September 16, 1862
Uherský Ostroh, Moravia
October 7, 1900
Age 38
Vienna, Austria
Age 75
appears in Lehman's Directory, Wien, in 1938