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David Cohen Paraira

Amsterdam, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 64 years



About David Cohen Paraira

David Cohen Paraira was a mathematician and worked as an actuary for a life insurance firm. He was also one of the greatest philatelists in the Netherlands, specializing in the Netherlands’ first issues.
David was the son of the mathematician Dr M.C. Cohen Paraira, who chaired the council of the Portuguese-Jewish community and was secretary of the Portuguese-Jewish seminary Ets Haim.
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David Cohen Paraira and his family

David and Aaltje Cohen Paraira had two children, who both survived the war. One of the children had formed her own family, but resided with her parents in the Guido Gezellestraat.
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David Cohen Paraira and Aaltje Leefsma had two grandchildren who surived the war.
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In addition, a Jokos file (number 15403) on this family is at…

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David was een zoon van Mozes Cohen Paraira (1845-1918), doctor in de wiskunde en natuurkunde en actuarieel adviseur. Zijn moeder was Rebecca Texeira de Mattos (1854-1893). David behaalde op 28 december 1903 het diploma Candidaat-Actuaris.

David kreeg privéonderwijs vanwege zijn doofheid. In zijn paspoort stond onder “bijzondere kenteekenen” vermeld: “hardhorend”. In de familie wordt echter gezegd …

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