Yeah, it makes him seem cool and all (I'm sure he was but he died a decade before my birth). But the point remains, he never told anyone in his family his true last name. Therefore tracking him and his ancestors in Kiev down is at a standstill. Before anyone suggests, he married a nice Jewish girl from Warsaw who came over with he parents in the 1890s named peter and mollie schlossberb née grossman. My gm was Henrietta (yetta) dein née schlossberg
Thanks for any help.