Sydney B. Guyer Biography

By Bernard Guyer

My father, Sydney B. Guyer (Simcha Binen Chaja in Polish) was a Gombiner, born in Sanniki in 1904.  He married Anna Rissman in 1927, started a family, but then emigrated from Poland to Uruguay in 1937 to create a better life for them.  After the death of his oldest son, Pinchus Chaja, he managed to get his wife and daughter to join him in Montevideo. Ultimately, the family immigrated to the US.  Click here to read the story of his challenging life.