Biography of Jacob Kress

Description:
Lived in Odessa and belonged to the local church. In the spring of 1930 he hid Father Alois Kappes in his apartment for two weeks (Father Kappes was the object of a nationwide search). In August 1930 he was drawn into the investigation in a case against German Catholic clergy and laity. Convicted (?). Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Investigatory Matter 95215, Central Archive, FSB, Russian Federation
Variant Names:
Kress, I︠A︡kov; Kress, Jacob
Dates:
1930
Locations:
Odesa (Ukraine)
Subjects:
male; laity; fate unknown