Walter Ruhmann

Born1899
Germany, Berlin
Died1967
Canada
FatherHugo Ruhmann (04/11/1856 – ) 
MotherRegina Brann (09/06/1870 – ) 

Notes

In 1935 Dr. Fritz Kassel wrote that he was a medical doctor and lived at Berlin, Kurfeurstendamm 139.

Dr Walter Ruhmann lived in Berlin and wrote several books related to arthritis and rheumatism such as this one in the 1930s. He fled to Britain from Nazi Germany and was interned in Canada. There he took up residence in Montréal and developed a new passion as a painter.

Sources

Dr Fritz Kassel quoted in Georg Wiener Collection pages 391-392;
books.google.co.uk - Lerner, Loren R. and Williamson, Mary F.: Art and architecture in Canada : a bibliography and guide to the literature to 1981 = Art et architecture au Canada : bibliographie et guide de la documentation jusqu'en 1981.

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