My great-uncle the nightclub owner

By YONATAN SILVER
April 27, 2017 17:33

I get the impression that he was quite a character with a sharp sense of humor, who did not follow the laws of convention. A lovable rogue. The wicked son in the Passover Haggada.

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Louis ‘Lew’ Davis

Polo’s parents: Rivka and Yeshaya Davidovitch. (photo credit: COURTESY SIMON SILVER)

Lew Polo was my paternal grandmother’s younger brother. Stories swirl around in our family history about his unusual life.

From people who met him, I get the impression that he was quite a character with a sharp sense of humor, who did not follow the laws of convention. A lovable rogue. The wicked son in the Passover Haggada.

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