Lodewijk Max Polak

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Lodewijk Max Polak

Birthplace: Hilversum, Hilversum, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Cause of death: Holocaust
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Polak and Dina Catharina Polak
Brother of Karel Polak and Hugo Polak

Managed by: Bart van der Meijden
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About Lodewijk Max Polak

Lodewijk Max Polak was unmarried. He lived in Amsterdam, where he was deputy manager at the Van Embden bankers' office. As a member of the underground, he helped Jews, in part by bringing their property and money to safety and sending food to Camp Westerbork. He distributed underground newspapers as well.

Lodewijk Max Polak was caught in Amsterdam on 8 February 1944 and deported to Bergen-Belsen via Westerbork and subsequently to Buchenwald.

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July 6, 1907
Hilversum, Hilversum, North Holland, The Netherlands
December 28, 1944
Age 37
Weimar, Thuringia, Germany