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date: 27 February 2021

Slater [formerly Leschziner], Oscar Josephlocked

(1872–1948)
  • Leslie William Blake

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Slater [formerly Leschziner], Oscar Joseph (1872–1948), victim of miscarriage of justice, was born in Oppeln, Upper Silesia, Germany, on 8 January 1872, the son of Adolph Leschziner (d. 1916), a baker, and his wife, Paula Zweig (d. 1917). The family, which was Jewish, consisted of at least four (and probably six) children. ...

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