Category Archives: Family

Cecilia Steiner Weiss (June 16, 1841–July 17, 1913)

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Happy Father’s Day!

 

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day in memory of Houdini’s mom, Cecelia Steiner Weiss (1841–1913), and Bessie Houdini’s mom, Balbina Biegel Rahner (1849-1938).

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Carrie Gladys Weiss Died in mid January 1959

By Tom Interval There seems to be a lot of uncertainty about when Carrie Gladys Weiss (Houdini’s sister) died. Until today, even the Wikipedia page about Houdini stated that the year of Gladys’s death is unknown (I changed it). But … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

One of my favorite pictures of the lovebirds themselves. Happy Valentine’s Day! Tom Interval

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Gladys & Leopold

By Tom Interval As a follow-up to my blog, Houdini Grave Aerial Map (Feb. 5, 2013), I’m posting two pictures I came across today. I didn’t even realize I had them, but—lo and behold—here they are: Gladys’s and Leopold’s grave markers in … Continue reading

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Houdini Grave Aerial Map

By Tom Interval Here’s an aerial map of the Houdini gravesite in Machpelah Cemetery in Queens, New York (see below; click to enlarge). It’s based on my visit to the site around 1990. Notice Leopold’s and Gladys’s headstones (Houdini’s brother … Continue reading

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