Max, Circa 1941

Max Janis

United States v. Janis, 428 U.S. 433 (1976)



Max (Jankelovitz) Janis
Born: October 14, 1917, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Married: Lilyan Paperny, October 28, 1938 (at Morris & Bessie's house, 2750 S. Redondo Blvd.), Los Angeles, California
Max's Parents: William Jakivjack of Lund, Sweden and Esther Rosenthal of Russia. When William moved to Winnipeg, he changed his name to Jankelovitz, to sound "more Jewish." Max later changed his last name to Janis.

Max & Lil, circa 1938


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