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Klemens Stempowicz
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Birth: Mar., 1892
Ryazan Oblast, Russian Federation
Death: Oct. 4, 1955
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Klemens parentage is unknown, born of Polish descent in Czarist Russia. It is known he had at least one brother Roland.
Klemens was husband to Frances (Paranka) Wakula, father to a daughter; Mary born 1921 who died at birth and a son born 1923; Lee. He had a granddaughter Jean and 2 great-grandchildren.

Klemens immigrated to America through Ellis Island arriving on July 10, 1910 from Russia having sailed aboard the ship Amsterdam. He never saw his homeland or the family he left behind again due to the Bolshevik Revolution and rise of communism. Only one brother, Roland Stempowicz (name later changed to Sterling) who immigrated to Canada sometime after Klemens came to America & before the Russian Revolution began.

Klemens owned a Restaurant with his wife Frances for many years in New Haven, Connectict called "The New York Restaurant".

On an October day in 1955, he was found lying on the floor of the basement kitchen in their home at 166 York Street, New Haven, Conn (the exact location of what is today known as the 'York Street Noodle House' restaurant by Yale University)-
Klemens had collapsed and died there of a stroke.

Klemens and his wife Frances' names are inscribed on the Wall of Honor at the Immigration Museum, Ellis Island, NY,NY.
Klemens was a very gentle man. He was a loving husband, father & grandfather.

"Kocham cie"
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances (Paranka) Wakula Stempowicz (1889 - 1983)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Stempowicz (1921 - 1921)*
  Lee Z Stempowicz (1923 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Lawrence Cemetery
West Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Only Gina
Record added: Mar 14, 2004
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