In 1917, Kirby was born under the name "Jacob Kurtzberg" on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. He was a son of garment factory worker Benjamin Kurtzberg and his wife Rose Bernstein. Both his parents were Austrian-Jewish immigrants. He developed an interest in drawing at an early age.
- Jacob Kurtzberg
- The King
Jan 27, 2021 · Son of Benjamin Kurtzberg and Rose Kurtzberg Husband of Rosiland “Roz” Kirby Father of Private and Private Brother of David Kurtzberg. Occupation: Cultural Influence, Master Creator, Illustrator and chronicler of American Mythology : Managed by: Randy Schoenberg: Last Updated: January 27, 2021
- "Jack Kirby"
- August 28, 1917
Aug 19, 2021 · Benjamin Kurtzberg: Birthdate: January 16, 1888: Birthplace: Galicia, Kingdom of Austria: Death: after 1942 Brooklyn, New York City, New York Immediate Family: Son of Nathan Kurtzberg and Feiga Kurtzberg Husband of Rose Kurtzberg Father of Jack Kirby and David Kurtzberg. Occupation: Garment industry/Cloakmakers, Finisher: Managed by:
- January 16, 1888
- after 1942Brooklyn, New York City, New York
- Galacia, Poland
- Garment industry/Cloakmakers, Finisher
Son. of Benjamin Kurtzberg and Rose (Bernstein) Kurtzberg [sibling(s) unknown] Husband of Rosalind (Goldstein) Kurtzberg — married 23 May 1942 [location unknown]
Benjamin Kurtzberg: Birthdate: January 16, 1888: Birthplace: Galacia, Poland: Death: after 1942 Brooklyn, New York City, New York Immediate Family: Son of Nathan Kurtzberg and Feiga Kurtzberg Husband of Rose Kurtzberg Father of Jack Kirby and David Kurtzberg.
1920 – Rose, Jacob, and Ben Kurtzberg. Like many success stories, it all begins with a birth date on the Lower East Side of New York City. The birth date was August 28, 1917, and the Kurtzberg family at 147 Essex Street was one more strong.
Jacob Kurtzberg naît le 28 août 1917 dans une famille d'origine juive émigrée d'Autriche.Son père, Benjamin Kurtzberg, a dû fuir son pays natal pour échapper à un duel [T1 1] et il se retrouve dans le quartier new-yorkais du Lower East Side , travaillant comme tailleur dans une usine [H 1].