Visa Recipients

  • HAZAN, Caroline née KESTEN A
    Age 42 | Visa #2132
  • KESTEN, Ida née TISCH P A
    Age 68 | Visa #2131
  • STRAUSS, Alfred
    Age 35
  • STRAUSS, Marianne Jeanne
    Age Infant
  • STRAUSS, Regina née KESTEN P A
    Age 36 | Visa #2130

About the Family

This family's visas were issued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 18, 1940.

Ida KESTEN sailed on the ship Excalibur from Lisbon to New York in November 1940.

Alfred and Regina STRAUSS and their daughter Marianne Jeanne (born June 6, 1940 in Bordeaux) sailed from Lisbon to New York in November 1940 on the Siboney.

Caroline HAZAN crossed into the US from Mexico in May 1941.

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Page of Sousa Mendes Visa Registry Book listing this family and others - Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives, Lisbon