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  • Alex Horwitz (1877 - 1943)
    Alex Horwitz born on 03 May 1877 in Bünde / Herford / Westfalen resident of Berlin (Charlottenburg) Emigration 1933 to Niederlande Imprisonment 26/27 January 1943 - 29 January 1943, Vu...
  • Charlotte Schiff (c.1852 - d.)
  • Jerome Horwitz (c.1919 - 2012)
    Jerome Phillip Horwitz (January 16, 1919 – September 6, 2012)[1][2] was an American scientist; his affiliations included the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, the Wayne State University S...
  • Jerome "Curly" Howard (1903 - 1952)
    Actor. He was the youngest of Jennie and Solomon Horwitz's five sons, and because of his status as family baby, his mother would often call him "My baby," leading his four much-older brothers to tease ...
  • Jonas Horwitz, M.D. (c.1785 - 1852)
    Passport application August 22, 1839. Age 57, implies born c. 1782. 1850 Census for MD implies born c. 1785.

About the Horwitz surname

The name originates from the town of Horovice in Bohemia, now the Chech republic. The German spelling of the town is Horowitz. The name can be spelled in many ways including beginning with a G as in Gurevich for those from eastern european gountries where ther is no H in the alphabet.