Leon Heinrich Zinn

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Leon Heinrich Zinn

Also Known As: "Heniu"
Birthplace: Stanislav, (then Austrian-Hungary Empire), Ukraine
Death: Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela (Cancer)
Place of Burial: Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
Immediate Family:

Son of Emanuel (Mendel) Zinn and Berta Blume Jente Singer-Zinn, הי״ד
Husband of <private> Zinn (Gross)
Father of Private User; Susana Zinn and Federico Zinn
Brother of Wilhem (Willi) Zinn

Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Private User
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About Leon Heinrich Zinn

Leon was born in Stanislawow (modern day Ukraine) and raised in Vienna, Austria. After the Anschluss of Austria by Nazi Germany on March 12, 1938, he was arrested by the Nazis and placed in Dachau Concentration Camp. His mother was able to release him and he boarded the ship Koenigstein in Hamburg en rout to Central America, in an attempt to flee persecution and death in Vienna. The Jews on the Koenigstein were denied landing in Barbados and in other ports in Central America. At the last moment, before returning to Germany facing certain death, the Jewish refugees were permitted to land in Venezuela, in 1939. Leon moved to Caracas where he later married Regina and fathered Fredy, Roberto and Susana.

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Leon Heinrich Zinn's Timeline

April 9, 1912
Stanislav, (then Austrian-Hungary Empire), Ukraine
Caracas, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela