Schiff, Dr. Siegfried

Siegfried Schiff was born on May 31 1862 in Hamburg. He studied medicine in Rostock and later practiced as a neurologist in Berlin. In a first marriage he was married to Sara Lina Friedländer and secondly with Margarete Schiff Schmitz. He had two daughters, Helga and Beate. Dr. Siegfried Schiff died on April 27 1945 in Berlin after endurring forced labour as a Jew

In July 1928, aged 66, he swam completely around Heligoland, about three miles, in 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Swims by Schiff, Dr. Siegfried

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