Brief Biography

Sam Brody's Life in Brief

January 1, 1907 – September 9, 1987


Youth - WFPL - Alice - Sondra


Sam Brody is born as Samuel Brodetsky on January 1st, 1907, in the Whitechapel neighborhood of London to Abraham and Sophie Brodetsky, Russian Jewish immigrants.

Sam's father records a February 23rd birth date in order to avoid a fine for registering the birth late. Abraham is a described as a journeyman tailor.

Sam has an older sister, Ethel. His younger brother Louis is born four years later. In 1912 the family emmigrates to Paris, France.