Ernst’s Story

This article focuses on Ernst Simon (1872-1945), Leopold’s son and Kurt’s father, and his accomplishments that resulted in him being awarded an honorary doctorate from the Technical University of Braunschweig.  Kurt and Robert Simon are also mentioned in the article as young students, who had to give up their studies due to the Nazis, and also worked for some time in the family company.  It also includes detailed information about Else’s work and engagement for infant welfare in Werden, as well as  revealing that after Ernst emigrated to California he had no choice but to take jobs as a common worker.

At the top the article shows a photo of Albrecht Simon in 1916 in his military uniform.

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