Leo Kushner

M, b. 15 February 1894, d. 6 September 1991
Father*Boruch Kushner b. 23 Apr 1866, d. 30 May 1926
Mother*Jenny Cooperman
     Leo Kushner was born on 15 February 1894 at Kamyanyets, Brest, Grodno, Russia [Belarus]. He was the son of Boruch Kushner and Jenny Cooperman. Leo Kushner married Malka Weinhaus, daughter of Selik Weinhaus and Zeindla Silver, on 31 March 1919 at New York, New York. Leo Kushner died on 6 September 1991 at Mount Vernon, New York, at age 97.
     He was departed as Mordche KUSCHMIR, age 18, from Kamenitz, aboard Pretoria to New York on 25 May 1912 at Hamburg, Germany. He immigrated on 8 June 1912 to Ellis Island, New York; as Mordche KUSCHMIR, age 18; tailor; aboard Pretoria from Hamburg; last residence Kamionicz [Kamyanyets], closest kin brother Boruch KUSCHMIR, Kamionicz; en route to father Hirsch KUSCHMIR, Passaic, New Jersey; detained for special inquiry; released to father (?) Boruch, 88 1st Street, Passaic. He was filed Declaration of Intention as Leo KUSHNER, age 25; tailor; born 15 Feb 1894 in Grodno; wife Mollie on 2 December 1919 at 510 West 125th Street, New York, New York. He was filed Petition for Naturalization as Leo KUSHNER, tailor; born Komenetz, Russia; wife Mollie born 1895 in Rovno; children Rose and Sarah born in New York; witnesses Bessie WEINHOUS, 2612 5th Avenue, New York and Sam Geffen, button hole maker, 20 William Place, New York on 26 June 1924 at 20-22 Moylan Place, New York, New York. He was Petition for Naturalization denied for lack of knowledge on 10 November 1924. He appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 156 S. 1st Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York; as Leo KUSHNER, age 34; clothing tailor. He appeared on the census of April 1940 at 367 S. 3rd Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York; as Leo KUSHNER, age 39; owner, tailor shop. He was registered for Selective Service as Leo KUSHNER; age 48; owner of Royal Valet Service, Mount Vernon; closest kin Mrs. Leo KUSHNER in 1942 at 154 S. Fulton Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York.

Family: Malka Weinhaus b. c 1896, d. 1962