|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1892, Poland|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1963|
New York County
New York, USA
Immigrated to United States in 1906 when he was 16. Came to Saint Lewis by way of Southampton, England from Poland.
Ben August arrived at Ellis Island; went to Worchester, Massachusetts to join uncle Isidore Kraft; then moved to Seattle, Tacoma, area. After meeting Regina Weiss, the couple went to Kansas, City, Missouri, where their first child born. Later they moved to Chicago. During height of depression, Ben moved back to Seattle area.
Regina Weiss was part of a traveling Jewish theater group touring Seattle. He became enamored of her, chased after her and they married 6/21/1926. They had 3 sons and a daughter. Ben also was part of the Yiddish theater in lower Broadway, New York City. He divorced her about March 1941. Then married Rosheen Blynn in August 1943 at Temple de Hirsh. Ben divorced Rosheen about summer of 1944 or early 1945 when it became final. About 1950, Ben married for a third time, Ceilia Freid of New York. She divorced him about 1953.
Sarah Kraft Augstower (1864 - 1936)
Rivkeh Weiss August (1895 - 1946)*
Irving Emanuel Isadore August (1927 - 2012)*
New Montefiore Cemetery
New York, USA
Maintained by: Chuck Black
Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78380262