Max Hurwitz

Max Hurwitz

Male 1875 - 1944  (69 years)

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  • Name Max Hurwitz  [1
    • He is on the Rezekne Family List as Michael, son of Genech born 22 Apr 1875.
    Nickname Michel Gershon  
    Born 22 Apr 1875  Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 July 1944  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The burial record gives his date of death as 15 July 1944, age 56 (does not jibe with other information)
      Plot: Ostrover Section 1 Lot 1203 Grave 1 Row 3, I.D. 325219 Maint. Acct. 1S8923, Waldheim Cemetery, Forest Park, IL, USA
    Notes 
    • In the 1920 Federal Census his is shown living with his family on Kendall Street. He is 44 years old, he came into this county in 1904, he was born in Russia, he is in the dry goods business.
    Person ID I0447  Complete
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2006 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Max Hurwitz 

    Father Henoch Hirsch Horwitz/Gurevitch/Gurvich,   b. 1838, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1909, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Feiga,   b. 1838,   d. Abt 1878, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1858  Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Dave Howard on Barona Street, Rezekne, Latvia in Octoer 2003
    Dave Howard on Barona Street, Rezekne, Latvia in Octoer 2003
    Horwitz Family Home in Rezekne, Latvia was on Barona Street per 1897 All Russia census the family of Henoch Horwitz lived on this street at house number 11.
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Daug of Shender,   b. 1875,   d. 16 May 1929, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
    +1. George Hurwitz,   b. Abt 1905, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1979  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +2. Paul Hurwitz, MD,   b. 14 Aug 1907, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1986, Skokie, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Bernard Hurwitz,   b. Abt 1909, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry H Hurwitz,   b. Abt 1914, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1941, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1920:  Max Hurwitz Family
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1920: Max Hurwitz Family
    They were living on Kendal Street in Chicago
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1875 - Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 July 1944 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Horwitz first generation husbands and wives. From Left to Right Simon- Morris-Bessie- Max- Florence- Reuben
    Horwitz first generation husbands and wives. From Left to Right Simon- Morris-Bessie- Max- Florence- Reuben
    Max Hurwitz
    Max Hurwitz
    George Hurwitz Family
    George Hurwitz Family
    Top-Down L-R- Max Hurwitz- father of George- and his sister Florence Horwitz Dorin- Celia Hurwitz- George Hurwitz- Ted and Victor Hurwitz
    Max Hurwitz Face
    Max Hurwitz Face

    Documents
    Max Hurwitz draft registration card for WWI
    Max Hurwitz draft registration card for WWI
    The card is signed by Max Hurwitz, 2040 Kendall St., Chicago, Cook, Il. He was age 43 with a birthdate of 31 Mar 1875. He indicated he was White Race and a Naturalized US Citizen. His occupation was cigar maker for Havana American. His nearest relative was his wife Helen Hurwitz residing at the same address.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Rezekne Family, Family 138 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S5] JewishGen Burial Record, Horwitz - Illinois.