Biography – Alexander Zuckerberg

He was an artist, engineer, an intellectual, a teacher, and a friend. He was a man unique to his times and unique to Castlegar. Zuckerberg was born, raised, and matured in a different land, with differing values and opportunities. He endured the trauma and uncertainty of the Russian Revolution. A few years after the revolution, he made the critical decision to leave Russia, and to continue his life elsewhere. Alexander Zuckerberg 1880 – 1961 The phrase ‘continue his life’ was intentionally chosen. Zuckerberg did not start over again, nor did he become someone new when he came to Canada. He brought with him all that he was, knew, and experienced while in Russia, and he carried it on in this country. Perhaps that is part of the mystery that surrounds Zuckerberg...