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Elias Jacobowitz

Also Known As: "Poppop", "Pop-pop", "Pop", "Eli"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Humenne, Austro-Hungary, Humenné, Prešovský kraj, Slovakia
Death: Died in Englewood, Bergen, NJ, USA
Cause of death: after dimer chocolate
Place of Burial: Fair Lawn, Bergen, NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Wolf Farkas Jacobowitz and Miriam Jacobowitz
Husband of Leah K Jacobowitz
Father of Ruth Sheba Brenner; Miriam Tamases; Eugene (Buddy) Jacobowitz; Norman B Jacobowitz; Toddy Rosenstein and 1 other
Brother of Tillie Diamond; Aaron Jacobowitz; Morris A Jacobowitz; Max Jacobowitz and Cecile Jennie Treuhaft

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About Elias Jacobowitz

Leah Kreinik Jacobowitz wrote, ' Pop had a running fight with Mayor "I am the law" Haig. Pop wrote letters to the editor and stood up for civility. He rented Fairmount Hall to Norman Thomas, the socialist candidate for President when nobody else would.

In shul, Eli would sit on the east wall and sing out the Hebrew "Bom" when it came up in the text. He was an individual. (Note from personal communication with Walter Jacobowitz, Feb 10, 2010. DWJ)

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Elias Jacobowitz's Timeline

1879
July 23, 1879
Humenné, Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

Born 211 Kilometers from his future bride, Leah Kreinik, in Zblobien, Poland:
http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Zg%C5%82obie%C5%84,+Poland&da...

1883
1883
Age 3
Humenné, Humenné, Prešov Region, Slovakia

Did she die in childbirth?

LKJ As I Remember: " She was devoted to her scholarly husband, more suited for study than business; worked hard all her life, helping with dairy produce to sell, and died at an early age (37) after a miscarriage,..."

1906
December 24, 1906
Age 27
New York, New York, United States