Rb. Dr. George Vida

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Rb. Dr. George Vida

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Csongrád, Csongrádi, Csongrád, Hungary
Death: July 24, 1989 (82)
Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Alexander Vida and Therese Vida
Husband of Emmie Vida
Father of Private; Henry Vida and Private

Occupation: Rabbi
Managed by: Adam Robert Brown
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About Rb. Dr. George Vida

George Vida was born in 1906 in Csongrád, Hungary. In 1930 he married Emma (later Emmie) Koppel, born 1909 in Mönchengladbach. Vida acted as rabbi in the Sudetenland town of Gablonz from 1930-1938, when he and his family emigrated via Turnov, Prague, and Bratislava to the United States. In the United States Vida initially served as rabbi before joining the Chaplain's Corps of the U.S. Army and returning to Europe to work with soldiers and refugees. He later served further tours as army chaplain in Korea and Germany in the 1950s. He eventually wrote a book about these experiences entitled From Doom to Dawn.

Birth of Ruth Vera: https://www.geni.com/documents/view?doc_id=6000000141150329964

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Rb. Dr. George Vida's Timeline

1906
July 31, 1906
Csongrád, Csongrádi, Csongrád, Hungary
1935
June 19, 1935
Liberec, Liberec District, Liberec Region, Czechia
1989
July 24, 1989
Age 82
Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States
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- 1973
Rockville, Maryland, United States
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- 1938
Sudentenland, Jablonez-nad-Nisu, Czechoslovakia
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Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States