Ruth Heinitz Jaeger (17 June 1911 - 19 May 1992), sister: joined her husband in the USA in September 1936 with his children: 16-year-old Otto, 14-year-old Adelheid and 11-year-old Therese; they never returned to Germany after the War.
Werner Jaeger (Lobberich 30 July 1888 - Cambridge, USA, 19 October 1961), brother-in-law: among the most important Greek scholars of the 1900s, emigrated to the USA in June 1936; he taught first at the University of Chicago and from 1939 at Harvard.
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars, New York
References given to the ECADFS, 1938:
Piero Calamandrei (1889-1956), Università di Firenze;
Ernesto Codignola (1885-1965), Università di Firenze.
David Ross, Columbia University: in 1939 he recommended him to the ECADFS;
relatives of his wife Maria Pia Tommasi: they helped them hide in Florence during the German occupation.
Birth and education
Friedrich Wilhelm University of Berlin; University of Hamburg.
Student,Fixed-term employment,Stable employment
Emigration to Italy
Università di Firenze; Istituto di studi legislativi in Rome; A. Pekelis legal studio in Florence.
Freelance job,Fixed-term employment
Return to Germany
University of Erlangen (Bavaria)
University professor and rector at the Freie Universität
Full professor of Criminal, Procedural and Labour Law at the Freie Universität of Berlin until his retirement in 1970. Rector from 1961 to 1963.