Grisha (Hirsh) Levin

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Grisha (Hirsh) Levin

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Dvinsk
Death: April 22, 1966 (75)
Riga, Latvia
Place of Burial: Latvia
Immediate Family:

Son of Notke Levin and Hana Levin
Husband of Rosa Levin
Father of Sofa (Sophia) Yusim; Samuel Levin; Immanuil Levin and Desi Levin
Brother of Yakov Levin

Occupation: Insurance agent
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About Grisha (Hirsh) Levin

During the WWII, prior to the Nazi occupation of Riga, chose not to join his family that evacuated to Siberia. Was caught and spent some time in the Ghetto from where escaped and spent the rest of the war in the basement hidden by his Latvian lover. His family never forgave him his refusal to join them. Except during the was had exacerbations of the bipolar disorder (mildly hypomanic most of the time and periodic psychotic depression), was hospitalized. Died by suicide (drowning). Was very king to grandkids. Brought Jewish tradition to the family (celebrated Seder, went to the Shul w/ his son-in-law.) SY

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Grisha (Hirsh) Levin's Timeline

October 1, 1915
Age 24
Vologda, Russia
Age 27
Arhangelsk, Russia
February 3, 1921
Age 30
Riga, Latvia
Age 31
Riga, Latvia
April 22, 1966
Age 75
Riga, Latvia