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Abram Tromka

 (1896 - 1954)
Abram Tromka was active/lived in New York / Poland, Russian Federation.  Abram Tromka is known for mod genre, figure, etcher.

Biography  
Abram Tromka


The following, submitted October 2005 by William Woolf, is a biography of the artist created by his wife, Ann Tromka.  The Tromka's were good friends of Woolf's parents.


What I relate here about Tromka, from the time he came to "America" is what I remember of what he told me during our first years together.

Tromka was seven years old when he came here from Poland with his family.  At immigration headquarters (then called Castle Garden) the official clearing the family for entrance, suggested that since they were now in the United States, it would be a good idea for them to take an American name, suggesting "Phillips" instead of their foreign name of TROMPKA (the original spelling).  So foll  ...  Displaying 750 of 9023 characters.



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About  Abram Tromka

Born:  1896 - Poland
Died:   1954 - Queens, New York
Known for:  mod genre, figure, etcher