Maxim Lieber

Maxim Lieber

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maxim Lieber was a prominent American literary agent in New York City during the 1930s and 1940s. Whittaker Chambers named him as an accomplice in 1949, and Lieber fled first to Mexico and then Poland not long after Alger Hiss's conviction in 1950. Lieber was born in Warsaw, Poland, to a family of Jewish origin. Both parents came from Opoczno, Poland. His family left Hamburg, Germany for New York City aboard the S. S. Pennsylvania in 1907 and lived in the Bronx. Lieber's father served as a typesetter for the Yiddish social-democratic newspaper Forverts, suggesting that one parent was secularist. Young Maxim attended public schools, including Townsend Harris Hall and Morris High School. In 1918, Lieber joined joined the West Ontario Regiment of the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force. In 1919, he enlisted in the U. S. Army Medical Corps. In 1920, he received an honorable discharge as a Sergeant. In 1924, Lieber married to Irma Cohenshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135759329
  • 9786135759327