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date: 27 February 2021

Levinson, Mauricelocked

(1911–1984)
  • John Davis

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Levinson, Maurice (1911–1984), taxi driver and author, was born at Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russia, on 24 March 1911, son of Mendel Levinson (1891–1918), tailor, and his wife, Rose (1894–1961), seamstress. He left Bessarabia when he was six months old, following an anti-semitic pogrom in which his grandfather was murdered. After traversing ...

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