Passport : Cardstock, paper : Printed : Ink : Brown, black, mint green, red, white, purple ; Ht: 14,5 cm x W: 10 cm
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Hard cover passport with card cover embossed and painted to look like canvas, photo of card holder on page 3, the word VOID punched through entire booklet. Issued by the department of External Affairs in Ottawa, On. No. 030437, contains visas. Includes validation instruction and forwarding information on separate pages. Canadian passport belonging to Zita Lorincz. Documents her travels from Fort Erie, Ontario; Buffalo, New York; and Toronto, Ontario. Narrative: Rev. Isodore Lorincz was born 6 January 1908 in Hungary. His parents were Lowi Netti and Loliner (?) Jakob. He attended high school and Yeshiva, and graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest with ordination and smicha. During World War 2 his family was killed in Auschwitz. He came to Canada in 1957 after fleeing the revolution in Hungary. He served in two congregations before serving the Shaare Zedek Congregation as ritual director, then as Chazzan Sheni with a congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, for three years. Afterwards he served as rabbi in Port Colborne, Ontario. He settled in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962 where he became Chazzan Sheni for the next 26 years. He and his wife, Zita, continued to live in Montreal until there death around 2005. Zita was born 2 Jan 1917 in Nograd, Hungary.