Youngest Holocaust Survivor Saved by Schindler Dies

Leon Leyson died in California at the age of 83


LEON Leyson, the youngest of 1100 Jews saved from the Nazis by Oskar Schindler, has died in California at 83.

His daughter, Stacy Wilfong, has told the Los Angeles Times that Leyson died on Saturday from lymphoma.

Leyson was nearly 10 when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. He lost two brothers during the Holocaust but was protected by Schindler and at 13 worked in his factory.