Irene <I>Raab</I> Epstein

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Irene Raab Epstein

  • Birth 1923 Hungary
  • Death 6 Dec 2011 Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Burial Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Plot Gan Olam
  • Memorial ID 127059914

Irene Raab Epstein was born in Sátoraliaujhel¡ Hungary, in 1923. She worked as a nurse in the Jewish hospital there until she and her family were deported in May 1944.

She spent the rest of 1944 and the first half of 1945 in Nazi camps, Ausschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen and then spent a year in Sweden, in a tuberculosis sanitarium, first as a patient and then as a nurse's aide. She came to the United States in August 1946, and in 1974 she earned a Ph.D. in history from lndiana University. Her doctoral dissertation, Gyula Szekfù: The Political Basis of Hungarian Historiography was published in 1987.


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  • Created by: FOIA
  • Added: 28 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127059914
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Raab Epstein (1923–6 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127059914, citing Gan Shalom Cemetery, Contra Costa County, California, USA ; Maintained by FOIA (contributor 47791658) .