Theodore Ernst Schocken

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Theodore Ernst Schocken

Birthplace: Zwickau, Germany
Death: March 20, 1975 (60)
NY, United States
Place of Burial: White Plains, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Salman Schocken and Private
Husband of Dora Susan Schocken
Father of Miriam Schocken; Naomi Landau and Private User
Brother of Gershom Gustav Schocken, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset); Chava Rome, Glazer; Micha Joseph Schocken and Major-General Gideon (Walter) Schocken

Occupation: Publisher
Managed by: Racheli Edelman
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About Theodore Ernst Schocken

Theodore fought against national socialist Germany in the US Army. After the war, he worked for his father’s American publishing house. For some time, he was a member of the board of the German firm “Merkur AG”, into which the Schocken department stores had been transformed. After Salman’s death in 1959, Theodore and his brother-in-law, Herzl Rome, took over Schocken Books. Today, Schocken Books is a division of Random House Inc..

Theodore Schocken was a businessman and the publisher of Schocken Books Inc. New York from 1968-1975

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Theodore Ernst Schocken's Timeline

October 8, 1914
Zwickau, Germany
March 12, 1945
New York, NY, United States


March 20, 1975
Age 60
NY, United States
White Plains, New York, United States