Armin Schreiner

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Armin Schreiner
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Born (1874-03-25)25 March 1874
Koprivnica, Austria-Hungary, (now Croatia)
Died 29 November 1941(1941-11-29) (aged 67)
Jasenovac concentration camp
Cause of death Murdered in Holocaust
Nationality Croat
Occupation Industrialist
Spouse(s) Roza Schreiner
Children Ella
Mira
Arie
Hadumi
Ferdinand
Vladimir
Otto
Parent(s) Yaakov and Khana Schreiner

Armin Mordekhai Schreiner (25 February 1874 – 29 November 1941) was influential Croatian industrialist, banker, Jewish activist and member of the first Freemasonry Jewish Lodge Zagreb No. 1090 independent order of B'nai B'rith.[1]

Schreiner was born on 25 February 1874 to Yaakov and Khana Schreiner. He was Jewish, considered himself non-Zionists[2] and was married to Roza Schreiner.[3] He and his wife had six children; daughters Mira (b. 1915)[4] and Ella (b. 1902), and sons; Leo (now Arie Aharoni, b. 1913),[5] Ferdinand (b. 1901),[6] Hadumi (b. 1908), Vladimir (b. 1909),[7] and Otto (b. 1912).[8] He was the owner of multiple factories, among them brick factory "Zagorka" (now "Tondach Hrvatska")[1][9] in Bedekovčina. He was also the vice president of "Gradska štedionica" (now "Zagrebačka banka") and vice president of the "Industrialists Union".[10]

Schreiner's suffered terrible devastation during the Holocaust. Schreiner was killed at the Jasenovac concentration camp in 1941.[5][10][11] His wife and daughter were killed on August 1941, at the Pag concentration camp.[3][4] His son Vladimir was killed in 1941 at Jadovno concentration camp,[7] son Otto in 1941 at Thessaloniki,[8] and son Ferdinand, with his 7-year-old daughter Helga, in 1942 at the Auschwitz concentration camp.[6][12] Schreiner son Arie was the only one who survived the Holocaust.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ivo Goldstein (2001, p. 196)
  2. ^ Ivo Goldstein (2005, p. 177)
  3. ^ a b "Rosa Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (son). Yad Vashem. 
  4. ^ a b "Mira Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (brother). Yad Vashem. 
  5. ^ a b c "Armin Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (son). Yad Vashem. 
  6. ^ a b "Ferdinand Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (brother). Yad Vashem. 
  7. ^ a b "Vladimir Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (brother). Yad Vashem. 
  8. ^ a b "Otto Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (brother). Yad Vashem. 
  9. ^ "Informacija o razvoju Tondach Hrvatska d.d." (in Croatian). www.gradimo.hr. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  10. ^ a b Snješka Knežević (2011, p. 60)
  11. ^ "Recesija neće pojesti Žderića" (in Croatian). Jutarnji list. 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  12. ^ "Helga Schreiner". Pages of testimony by Arie (Schreiner) Aharoni (uncle). Yad Vashem. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Goldstein, Ivo (2001). Holokaust u Zagrebu. Zagreb: Novi Liber. ISBN 953-6045-19-2. 
  • Snješka Knežević, Aleksander Laslo (2011). Židovski Zagreb. Zagreb: AGM, Židovska općina Zagreb. ISBN 978-953-174-393-8. 
  • Goldstein, Ivo (2005). Židovi u Zagrebu 1918 - 1941. Zagreb: Novi Liber. ISBN 953-6045-23-0.