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Max Caesar

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Dabrowa Tarnowska, Dąbrowa County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Death: circa May 1946 (67-75)
Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Meyer Cizer and Dora Caesar
Husband of Ida Caesar
Father of Abraham Caesar; Milton Caesar; David Caesar and Sid Caesar
Brother of Joseph [Zelig] Caesar and Anna Welt

Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
Last Updated:

About Max Caesar

Posted by Joy Kestenbaum on Tracing the Tribe Facebook Group - 14 February 2014

From Yonkers, The Herald Statesman, 17 May, 1946: Max Caesar Dies At 71 Max Caesar, retired restaurateur and father of Sid Caesar, motion picture comedian, died yesterday in the Yonkers General Hospital after a short illness. He was seventy-one years old and lived at 22 Hawthorne Avenue. Born in Austria, Mr. Caesar came to this country when he was eleven and lived in New York City where he operated several restaurants before coming to Yonkers about 25 years ago. Here Mr. Caesar first operated for four years the Star Lunch which occupied the Fashion Shop site on Main Street. From 1921 to 1935 he conducted the St. Clair Restaurant at 32 Main Street. Then for four years until he retired from active business in 1939, he was proprietor of the Main Lunch Bar on Main Street. Mr. Caesar was a member of the Agudas Achim Congregation. Son Files From Hollywood His son. whose talent was discovered while he was serving in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II, played the leading comic role in the stage and screen production of ' T a r s and Spars," Coast Guard review. He flew here last night from Hollywood, where he is working on his second picture. Mr. Caesar also leaves his wife, the former Ida Raffel, and two other sons, David Caesar, stationer at 12 Manor House Square, and Abraham Caesar, also of this city; one sister, Mrs. Anna Welt of Buffalo, and a brother, Joseph Caesar of New York.

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Max Caesar's Timeline

August 17, 1874
Dabrowa Tarnowska, Dąbrowa County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
January 3, 1907
Age 32
New York, New York, United States
Age 35
June 27, 1912
Age 37
September 8, 1922
Age 48
Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States
May 1946
Age 71
Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States