Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

Business Card, Leopold Weisz, ca. 1912

Mr. Weisz was travelling back to Montreal with his wife Mathilde. The thirty-three-year-old Hungarian-born Jewish stonecutter had $30,000 in currency sewn into the lining of his suit and was carrying another $15,000 in gold bullion stashed in his pockets. Mr. Weisz's body was forwarded to Montreal for burial.

Reference: Coroners' Reports Nova Scotia Archives  RG 41 vol. 76A no. 293

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