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According to his death certificate, he was born in 1831 as the son of Pflaum, a master tailor, and Marie, née Wreszynska. However, in other documents his birth year is also given as 1829, 1836 and 1840. He followed in his father's footsteps becoming a tailor and closet merchant. He was the head of the Jewish community and served as vice-master of the Trzemeszno tailors' guild. He married Emma Schwalbe. He lived at 7 St. John Street. He died on March 25, 1912 in Trzemeszno.

Heimann Pflaum's matzeva, photo by Katarzyna Sudaj.

Epitaph transcribed by Sławomir Pastuszka