Centennial Birthday

Sadie Alexander celebrates 100th birthday

Sadie Alexander celebrates 100th birthday

Sadie Alexander was born in Newark, NJ on September 13, 1913, the youngest of Polish immigrants Fradel and Eliezer Levy’s four children. In 1934 Sadie married Harry Alexander, a shoe worker. In the 1950s, they leased a candy store, and Sadie became the accountant, tax manager, and paramedic for their small business. She was also(…)

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Mary M. Israel

Mary M. Israel celebrated her 100-year birthday on November 30, 2011. A big celebration was made by her many nephews, nieces, great- nephews and -nieces, and great-great- nephews and -nieces. Most of Mary’s brothers and sisters were born on the Greek island of Rhodes, but she was one of the first in the family born(…)

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The Griff Twins

Florine and Annette, born June 14, 1929, are celebrating their 80th birthdays. They were born in Seattle to Norman and Zeena Griff and grew up in the Madrona area along with two brothers, Irving and Merle. Both graduated from Garfield High School and attended the University of Washington. Florine married Rabbi David Robins. They lived(…)

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Ann Meyers Kaplan

Ann Meyers Kaplan turned 100 years old on March 9, 2007. She was born in New York in 1907 to Louis and Rose Meyers, who had emigrated from Russia just one year earlier. In1910, her family moved to Seattle and settled on Capitol Hill. Her father ran a tailoring business in Pioneer Square from 1915(…)

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