Larry Schenker, Los Angeles, CA USA

Anshel Binenbaum
Dedicated to the memory of my grandfather
Anshel Binenbaum, later Jacob Schenker
born: Brest-Litovsk, Russia, 1881, August 15
married: to Tsivia Gershkova - Brest-Litovsk, Russia - circa 1902
died: Brooklyn, NY USA - 1941, August 31
He was a dreamer and an idealist. Without the many hardships that he endured in Brest-Litovsk, Russia and his bravery in leaving Russia for the United States, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren would not be on this earth today.

Dedicated to the memory of my grandmother
Tsivia (Ciwza) Binenbaum, nee Gershkova,
later Celia Schenker
born: Brest-Litovsk, Russia, circa 1881
married: to Anshel Binenbaum - Brest-Litovsk, Russia - circa 1902
died: Brooklyn, NY USA - 1957, October 20
Without the many hardships that she endured in Brest-Litovsk, Russia and her bravery in leaving Russia for the United States, with two young children and her mother-in-law, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren would not be on this earth today.

Dedicated to the memory of my great grandmother
Pesse Binenbaum nee Forman, later Besse Schenker
born: Brest-Litovsk, Russia - 1852, May 25
married: to Israel Leon Binenbaum - Brest-Litovsk, Russia - circa 1880
died: Brooklyn, NY USA - 1932, May 30
She was very brave in leaving Brest-Litovsk, Russia for the United States. She was the primary care giver for her grandchildren, James, George, Sidney and Leon.

Dedicated to the memory of my father
Yankel (Jankiel) Binenbaum, later James Schenker
born: Brest-Litovsk, Russia - 1904, June 8
married: to Anne Katz - New York, NY USA - 1932, January 1
died: Brooklyn, NY USA - 1979, August 18
He was wise, modest, patient and a lover of people. At the age of 7 1/2 he left Russia for the United States. He excelled in school and graduated from Law School at the age of 22. He went on to become a prominent criminal attorney in New York City. He was a gentle and loving son, husband, father and grandfather.


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