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Joseph Rakower

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Death: February 24, 1949 (76)
Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, België
Immediate Family:

Son of Getzel Rakower and Sara Rakower (Zucker)
Husband of Frania Rakower
Father of Helene Riff and Sabine Rakower Suchowolski
Brother of Manya Anisfeld; Leon (Laybys) Rakower; Sidney Rakower; Fanny Silbiger Lewis; Helena Pufeles and 4 others

Managed by: Eilat Gordin Levitan
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About Joseph Rakower


Born: 1872, Krakow

Died: 1949, Antwerpen

Spouse: Frania WERTHEIMER

Born: 1884, Krakow

Died: 1964, Antwerpen


1. Sabina RAKOWER Born: 1905, Krakow. Died: 1943, Auschwitz. Sabina RAKOWER

Born: 1905, Krakow Died: 1943, Auschwitz Spouse: Maurice SUCHOWOLSKI

Born: 1903, Krakow Died: Ww2 Children:

Suzanne SUCHOWOLSKI Born: 1931, Antwerpen. Died: Ww2.

George SUCHOWOLSKI, Living.

Helene RAKOWER Born: 1914, Antwerpen. Died: 1989. Spouse: Bertalan RIFF

Born: 1901, Visny-svidnik

Died: 1985, Antwerpen


Marcel RIFF, Living.

Joseph was a naturalized United States citizen. He resided in N.Y.C. from 1890 to 1903. He became a citizen on 5/9/1901. He had a U.S. passport #51671. His wife and two children were to have returned with him to the U.S. as soon as present war conditions permitted.

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Joseph Rakower's Timeline

November 10, 1872
Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
April 2, 1905
Age 32
podgorze, Poland
March 5, 1914
Age 41
Antwerpen, Antwerp, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium


February 24, 1949
Age 76
Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, België