Biograms

Alfred Jesion

Alfred Jesion

Alfred Jesion was born in Płock on January 4, 1919 as the son of the sculptor Hersz Lejzor (Herman) (1886-1933) and Chawa nee Szechtman. The Jesion family lived in a tenement house at 4 Nowy Rynek (New Market Square). Alfred Jesion was interested in sculpture […]

Symcha Guterman

Symcha Guterman

Symcha Guterman was born in Warsaw in 1903 as the third child of Mendel, a Talmudist scholar from Radzymin, and Bajla Gitla nee Fiszman, who came from the village of Kozienice near Radom. Her father was the owner of a mill. During World War I, […]

Roza Holcman

Roza Holcman

Roza Holcman (born in 1910), daughter of Lejb (1886-1930) and Liza Lea nee Rozenberg (1888-1975), was the first female lawyer in Płock. In 1934, she graduated from the University of Warsaw. She was trained as a legal practitioner by Kazimierz Mayzner (1883-1951) – a well-known […]

Adam Neuman-Nowicki

Adam Neuman-Nowicki

Adam Neuman-Nowicki was born on September 23, 1925 in Płock, as the son of Mosze Szlomo Neuman (1893-1942, son of Jehuda Lejb and Leja nee Niedźwiedz) and Frymeta nee Goldkind (1894-1942, daughter of Abram and Tema). His family was part of the active, assimilated group […]

Aniela Oberfeld

Aniela Oberfeld

Aniela Oberfeld was born in 1900 as a daughter of Rudolf (1859-1933) and Franciszka nee Bersztajn (born 1875). Her father was a well-known lawyer and educational activist in Płock, her mother a pedagogue and a social activist. The Oberfeld family lived in a tenement house […]

Samuel Nadel (1860-1939)

Samuel Nadel (1860-1939)

Samuel Nadel was born in a large Jewish family as the son of the tailor Nuta Wolf Nadel (1815-1879) and Sura Tema nee Zylberman (born 1825). The Nadel family lived on Kolegialna 12 Street – in a tenement house, the owner of which in the […]

Józef Rogozik – industrialist and activist

Józef Rogozik – industrialist and activist

Józef Rogozik was born in 1875 in Międzyrzecz, as son of Chaim and Ruchla. He was a co-founder (in 1914) of the Committee for Aid to Jews in Płock and the Society for Free Medical Assistance to Poor Jews. In 1916 he was elected to […]

Fabiusz Margulies (1892-1943) – entrepreneur from Płock

Fabiusz Margulies (1892-1943) – entrepreneur from Płock

Fabiusz Margulies (1892-1943) – entrepreneur, head of the Agricultural Equipment Factory in Płock. He was the son of Maurycy Margulies (1856-1933) who came from Łódź and Frajda nee Ejzenberg (born in 1861). The headquarters of the Margulies company was located at Tumska street. Its offer […]

Masza aka Maria Bromberger – public school teacher

Masza aka Maria Bromberger – public school teacher

Conscientious, diligent, talented, hard-working, devoted to school work… In this way, people from Płock perceived Masza (Maria) Bromberger, as evidenced by the preserved archival documents. Masza was born in 1895, as a daughter of Trajtel and Karolina neè Lewin. She received her elementary education in […]

Ludwika Dąbrowska née Londyńska (1845-1899) – a philanthropist from Płock

Ludwika Dąbrowska née Londyńska (1845-1899) – a philanthropist from Płock

Ludwika Dąbrowska has gone down in Płock’s history as an extraordinary philanthropist who made the largest bequest for charity in the town in the 19th century. Ludwika (aka Liwsza) came from a Jewish family from Płock. She was the daughter of Rozalia vel Ruchla nee […]