Thursday, 25 June 2015


M. GORDON (b. 1909)
            He was born in Vilna and graduated as an engineer.  In 1922 he was a teacher and lecturer at the Vilna technicum.  In 1938 he was a member of the managing committee of the Vilna engineers’ association.  He authored a popular book entitled Elektrishe tsentrales (Electrical exchanges), published by the committee of mutual assistance of the Vilna Jewish technicum (Vilna, 1931), 61 pp.; he was possibly also the author of a pamphlet entitled Lomir ale ineynem (Let’s all together) (Warsaw, 1931), 32 pp.  In early 1939 he left for Russia.  His subsequent career is known.

Sources: Vilner yidisher tekhnikum (Vilna Jewish technicum) 2 (Vilna, 1922); M. Shrayber, in the anthology Vilne (Vilna) (New York, 1935); V. Shuster, in Vilner almanakh (Vilna almanac) (Vina, 1939).

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