Tuesday, September 18, 2012


Robin Seidenberg will present "Skeletons in Our Closets" at the next meeting of the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists. The meeting will be held on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 10:00 am at
The Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Join us at 9:30 am, prior to the presentation, for casual discussion or to exchange information with others who enjoy genealogy. No prior registration needed. No fee required.

Robin B. Seidenberg

reveals an intriguing tale of wealth, romance, betrayal, jealousy and murder. After investigating rumors of an old family scandal that occurred during the Roaring Twenties in Chicago, Robin uncovered a sensational story that made newspaper headlines across the entire nation. Discover the identity of the "Kissing Blonde" and learn how Robin researched historical newspapers to unravel this family mystery.
A member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists, Robin currently serves as executive vice president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois, vice president of PCBUG, and president of Lake County Area Computer Enthusiasts. She has been studying her family history since 1997. Robin earned bachelors and master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and completed most of her Ph.D. requirements at the University of Illinois. This former college French teacher has used her linguistic skills to translate family records from Polish and Old Cyrillic. Robin specializes in using historical newspapers to research family history.

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