Individual Details

Clarence Turkel

(29 Nov 1920 - 6 Feb 1972)

Clarence is youngest son of Chaim Turkel (1871-1927) and Rose Dressler (1869-1932). After the death of mother Rose he was raised by his sister Clara and her husband Victor Abraham Strasmich as well as by his sister Pauline and her husband Pincus. Scheinberg.

His son Jeff Turkel wrote about his father Clearence: The Veteran that had the biggest impact on me was my dad, Division Sergeant Major Clarence Turkel. He dedicated 30 years of his life to our country. First in the Florida National Guard prior to World War II, the Active Duty during the War, then served 20 years in the United States Army Reserve's 78th "Lightning Division" in New Jersey.


Birth29 Nov 1920Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Residence1930Miami, Florida, United States
Alt name1932 - 1940Clarence T Strasmich
Residence1935Miami, Dade, Florida
Residence1940Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head Pincus Scheinberg: Brother-in-law - Miami, Dade, Florida, United States
Military29 Nov 1940WWII Draft
Military6 Jan 1941Enlistment - Miami, Florida, United States
Residence1945Miami, Dade, Florida, United States
Soc Sec NoBef 1951263-24-7734, FL
MarriageJun 195209052 - Bayonne, Hudson, New Jersey, United States - Bernette Sachs
Death6 Feb 1972Bayonne, Hudson, New Jersey, USA


SpouseBernette Sachs (1930 - 2010)
ChildJeffrey I "Jeff" Turkel
FatherChaim "Hyman" Türkel (1871 - 1927)
MotherRose "Roze" Dressler (1878 - 1932)
SiblingClara "Klara" Turkel (1893 - 1920)
SiblingMoritz "Morris" Turkel (1897 - 1898)
SiblingPauline "Pepi" Turkel (1897 - 1938)
SiblingSidney "Sinder" Turkel (1899 - 1980)
SiblingBeatrice Cecile Turkel (1902 - 1990)