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Jonas Kattenburg

Amsterdam, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 48 years

Occupation: Merchant



About Jonas Kattenburg

Jonas Kattenburg was a son of Samuel Kattenburg and Schoontje Ossendrijver. He married Berthe (or Bertha) Rueff from Basel, a daughter or Leopold Rueff and Julie Levy. The couple had three children, namely Julie (also known as Jetty), Schoontje (also known as Sieny) en Leopold (called Leo). They lived at Nieuwe Hoogstraat 27/29 in Amsterdam, where also the business of Jonas Kattenburg was establis…

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Jonas Kattenburg and his family

Jonas Kattenburg was a shoe wholesaler. He got his shoes from the 'Langstraat' (North-Brabamt) and sold them in Amsterdam to traders.
German business relations warned him for the threat of nazi Germany and advised him to flee to England. However, because of the strong family ties in Amsterdam this was not an option. When the Germans invaded the family tried to flee through the harbour in the Hoek …

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Address & residents

Address in January 1941 – December 1941

Nieuwe Hoogstraat 27 - 29 bovenhuis, Amsterdam

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Other family members

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