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החומר נמסר על ידי ביתו מארה"ב בשם Laura Ginns

Ludwig "Larry" Hiss born Dec. 1, 1927 born in Lviv but lived in Boryslaw

Parents - Josef Hiss born April 8, 1892 - Engineer for the Carpathian Oil Company and Ida Sigulin born 11-11-1906 Drohobycz

Family survived in Boryslaw for an extended time because father worked for Berthold Beitz, Carpathian Oil Company - his family was put on a list and "saved" for a while with work.

Aug. 10, 1944 Ludwig and his father Josef were transported to Plaszow. His mother was also transported that day and that was the last he saw her. She died in a camp but there is no documentation. Ludwig and his father then went to Mauthausen and then the sub-camp Linz. My father survived the camps but his father died days before liberation.

After liberation, he made his way to DP camp - Zeilsheim and came to the US as an orphan Feb. 11, 1947 - went to live in a Jewish orphanage in Cleveland.

He lived the rest of his life in Ann Arbor, Michigan - he was a home builder. He married and had 2 children. He died Feb. 8, 2016
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