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Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Theodore Ackermann (b. April 22, 1893 in Strasbourg), his wife Alice nee Meyer Ackermann (b. September 20, 1879 in Mulhouse), and their children Jacqueline (b. January 30, 1928), Henri (b. November 10, 1933) and Gerard (b. August 11, 1935) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to their residence in Cusset.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 85887

Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Theodore Ackermann (b. April 22, 1893 in Strasbourg), his wife Alice nee Meyer Ackermann (b. September 20, 1879 in Mulhouse), and their children Jacqueline (b. January 30, 1928), Henri (b. November 10, 1933) and Gerard (b. August 11, 1935) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to their residence in Cusset.

Theodore Ackermann was the son of Samuel and Esther (nee Kosman) Ackermann. He worked manufacturing paper cartons. Theodore Ackermann fled to Cusset as a refugee from Strasbourg. He was arrested in Lyon and sent to Drancy. From there, Theodore Ackermann was deported to Auschwitz on March 27, 1944 on Convoy #70. He perished there a few days later on April 1,1944 The three children entered Switzerland. The fate of the mother is unknown.

Date
1943 December 14
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Enrico Mandel-Mantello
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Record last modified: 2013-01-14 00:00:00
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