Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later


Benjamin Kurtz

Benjamin Kurtz

Gender: Male
Marrital status: Single
Religion: Jewish
Address: 406 East 10th Street, New York, NY

Benjamin Kurtz was 19 years old at the time of the fire. Born in Russia, he had lived in the U.S. for 4 years and was a union member. He was buried in Mt Zion Cemetery on March 27, 1911.

He was the son of Abe Kurtz and Minnie Schwartz.

Names of the victim's parents were gathered from the death certificate. Some names may not be provided or are misspelled due to illegibility of the signature. Mother's maiden name is given when available.

Death Certificate

The original death certificate for Benjamin Kurtz.

Morris Bernstein death certificate