Visa Recipients

  • ROISEN, Jacques P
    Age 20
    Age 46
  • ROISEN, Max
    Age 16
  • ROISEN, Samuel
    Age 53

About the Family

The ROISEN family is known to have received visas signed by Vice-Consul Manuel Vieira Braga following instructions from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bayonne, France in June 1940. They were in transit along with the FRIEDMANN and RAISKY families.

The family crossed into Portugal. Katie ROISEN along with their sons Jacques and Max sailed on the vessel Marques de Comillas from Lisbon to New York in September 1940.

Samuel ROISEN sailed from Lisbon to New York on the Exeter in November 1940, where he was held in transit and then sent to Havana, Cuba. He subsequently returned to New York on the vessel Monterey in February 1941.

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