Roisen

ROISEN, Katie née BLOOMENFELD (age 46)
ROISEN, Jacques (age 20)
ROISEN, Max (age 16)
ROISEN, Samuel (age 53)

The ROISEN family are known to have received visas signed by Vice-Consul Manuel Vieira Braga (following instructions from Aristides de Sousa Mendes) in Bayonne, France in June 1940. They were in transit along with the FRIEDMANN and RAISKY families.

The ROISEN family crossed into Portugal. Katie ROISEN, along with her sons Jacques and Max, sailed on the vessel Marques de Comillas from Lisbon to New York in September 1940. Samuel ROISEN sailed from Lisbon to New York on the Exeter in November 1940, where he was held in transit then sent to Havana, Cuba. He subsequently returned to New York on the vessel Monterey in February 1941.