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Jacob Brodowsky

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kiev, "Russia[n] [Empire]" (now Ukraine)
Death: Died in Queens, Queens, New York, USA
Place of Burial: Springfield Gardens, New York, Queens County, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Herschel? Brodowsky and Fagel? Brodowsky (Cohen?)
Husband of Estelle Brodowsky (Sussman)
Father of Harold Broder (Brodowsky); Marilyn Margolies (Brodowsky) and <private> Irfan (Brodowsky)

Occupation: "proprietor - millinery shop" (owner of Madame Astor hat shop)
Managed by: Joseph Frederick Strausman
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About Jacob Brodowsky

Came to America with his sister - her name, unknown. Parents did not come to America - thier names also, unknown. They could be "Herman, Herschel, Hyman" and " Fagel Cohen" or "Sarah." Brodowsky assumingly means "from Brody," a name that must have been taken by one of his ancestors upon moving to Kiev. Supposedly the Brodowskys were horse dealers in Kiev.

Owned a hat-making company called Madame Astor and had 7 stores in NYC at one point. He was born in Kiev, Ukraine (then part of the Russian Empire) in 1884 and immigrated to New York City in 1890. His native language was Yiddish. I believe he also knew Russian. He died in Rego Park, Queens. His zip code was 11374. At various points, he lived in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens.

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Jacob Brodowsky's Timeline

1884
January 10, 1884
Kiev, "Russia[n] [Empire]" (now Ukraine)
1919
April 9, 1919
Age 35
New York, New York, United States
1925
March 23, 1925
Age 41
New York, New York, United States
1971
January 24, 1971
Age 87
Queens, Queens, New York, USA
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Springfield Gardens, New York, Queens County, New York, USA