Mark (Rothkowitz) Rothko
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Marcus (Rothkowitz) Rothko (1903 - 1970)

Marcus (Mark) Rothko formerly Rothkowitz
Born in Dvinsk, Vitebsk, Russian Empire (Latvia)map
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 10 Nov 1932 (to before 1945) in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in New York City, New York, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jan 2010
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Biography

One of the most famous modern abstract expressionist painters.

Marcus Rothkowitz was born in 1904 in Russia--present-day Latvia. He immigrated to the United States in 1913.[1] He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1938.[2]

By 1940 he was married to Edith Sachar.[3] That marriage ended and he later married Mary Alice Beistle. He died in 1970 in New York CIty.[4]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4KD-HPP : accessed 12 December 2019), Marcus Rothkowitz, Manhattan (Districts 0251-0500), New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 296, sheet 13B, line 79, family 339, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1548; FHL microfilm 2,341,283.
  2. "New York, Southern District, U.S District Court Naturalization Records, 1824-1946", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7Z3Z-D83Z : 20 September 2019), Marcus Rothkowitz, 1938.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7MH-X4Z : 17 November 2019), Marcus Rothkowitz, Assembly District 8, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-679B, sheet 61A, line 34, family 118, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2639.
  4. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKTF-FZF : 19 May 2014), Mark Ruthko, Feb 1970; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • Wikipedia contributors, "Mark Rothko," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mark_Rothko&oldid=717641741 (accessed May 1, 2016).
  • "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24DF-J77 : 10 February 2018), Marcus Rothkowitz and Edith Sacher, 10 Nov 1932; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,684,695.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4ZL-MVP : accessed 12 December 2019), Marcus Rothkowitz in household of Kate Rothkowitz, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing ED 30, sheet 1A, line 10, family 3, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1499; FHL microfilm 1,821,499.


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