KARDORFF, Ernest (Visa # 1246 – age 45)
KARDORFF, Gerda Golda née KUPFERMANN (Visa # 1247 – age 26)
KARDORFF, René (age 4)

The above visas were issued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 6, 1940 after having been explicitly denied by Salazar, the Portuguese head of state.

The KARDORFF family crossed into Portugal and stayed in Porto. They sailed on the Carvalho Araujo from Lisbon to New York in April 1941.