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Harman ( nee German) family
Harry Harman always said that he was born in Poland....
...He was born there (Vilnius/ Vilna) in about 1912. The 5th of 6
Harry was his American name. I cannot recall his original first name.
At the end of World War I, Harry's father Lewis emigrated to the
The Harmans came to the city of Chicago in the United States where all
Despite Harry's having started in the American school system at the
In 1939 (ca) he married Rose Liff. They had two sons, Lawrence and
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The Zak and Rubinstein families were from Vilnius/ Vilna. Surnames
associated with this family are Dworcan (Dwortsin, Dworkin), Kowarski
(from Svencionys), Laufer (from Moletai), Milner, Burstein and others.
Branches of this family may be found in the US, Israel and possibly
South Africa. I am attempting to locate all branches.
The use of the surname, ZAK*, arose with an Eastern European family in
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