Sister, 20 Miles Apart, Die Within the Hour
Menu JTA Search

Sister, 20 Miles Apart, Die Within the Hour

Download PDF for this date

Death, strangely striking twice within an hour, summoned two sisters, both members of a prominent San Francisco family, as they lay ill 20 miles apart.

Hattie Leszynski, ill for weeks from San Francisco, Succumbed at 9 p. m.

Her devoted sister, Hannah, lying desperately ill at the Children’s Hospital in San Francisco, did not know of her passing. But less than an hour later she answered the call. A double funeral was held.

“All the news concerning Jews” is faithfully and promptly reported in the Jewish Daily Bulletin-the only Jewish daily newspaper printed in English.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund