Biograms

Józef Kwiatek

Józef Kwiatek

Józef Kwiatek was born on January 22, 1874 in Płock, in a large Jewish family. His father Fiszel, son of Efroim Kwiatek (1792-1875) and Sura née Kagan, traded in colonial goods. Józef’s mother was Hinda née Prussak. Józef had six siblings – brothers Symcha (born […]

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 […]