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Katherine (Puening) Oppenheimer (1910 - 1972)

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Katherine (Kitty) Oppenheimer formerly Puening aka Dallet, Harrison
Born in Recklinghausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germanymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1 Nov 1940 in United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Panamá, Panamamap
Profile last modified 5 Mar 2018 | Created 1 May 2015
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Biography

Kitty Puening born 8 Aug 1910 in Recklinghausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. [1] Her father was an engineer and her mother was related to Queen Victoria. [2] The family emigrated to Pittsburgh. [3]

Kitty married first in 1932 to Frank Ramseyer. This marriage was annulled in 1933 in Wisconsin.

Kitty married 2nd in 1934 to Joe Dallet. They moved to France. In 1935 Kitty moved to England to be with her father. Joe Dallet was killed in 1937 in combat in the Spanish civil war.

Kitty married 3rd in 1938 to Richard Harrison a British doctor, a radiologist working in California.

Kitty married 4th on 1 Nov 1940 to J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Children:

  1. Peter b May 1941
  2. Katherine b 7 Dec 1944 in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Kitty died 27 Oct 1972, survived by a son, Peter and a daughter, Mrs Katherine Hiilivirta. [4]

Sources

  1. https://www.atomicheritage.org/profile/katherine-kitty-oppenheimer
  2. http://spartacus-educational.com/SPopenheimer.htm
  3. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9RC3-SDT?cc=1810731&wc=QZFQ-LH9%3A649490601%2C652146101%2C652180301%2C1589287402 : 8 December 2015), Pennsylvania > Allegheny > Ohara > ED 744 > image 12 of 54; citing NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002).
  4. Obituary https://www.nytimes.com/1972/10/29/archives/mrs-j-robert-oppenheimer-62i-nuclear-physicists-widow-dies.html

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