Historical records matching Rita Simke (Broniatowski)
About Rita Simke (Broniatowski)
Rita Simke (Broniatowski) was born in Siemianowitz, Poland and died in Manila in 1957. Prior to immigrating to the Philippines to escape Nazi aggression, she worked as a physician in Breslau. Rita Broniatowski's husband, Ernest Simke, was Israel's honorary Consul-General in Manila. Simke came to the Philippines from China in the early 1930s and managed the La Estrella del Norte branch in Bacolod. The Simkes were one of the Jewish families in the Philippines who chose to remain in the country and take on Filipino citizenship.