For genealogies of Weinblatt family members, click at left or
on the individual names below.
Philadelphia in the late 1800s from Kiev, in the Ukraine. Frank Weinblatt, the first-
generation American, died of tuberculosis when his son Harry was a young
boy. To support the family, Harry quit school and sold newspapers while his mother ran a
candy store. As a young man, Harry moved to
Mart, Texas, to work at his cousin's clothing store,
"The Famous." There he met Eva Abrams, whose family owned
the Abrams Hotel, Mart's only accommodation. Eva's father
moonlighted as a political columnist for the local newspaper. Eva and Harry eloped in the sidecar of a motorcycle driven by Harry's
Eva and Harry had two children, Frances and Jack,
who were both born in Mart. In 1931 the family moved to Temple,
Texas, and Harry opened his own store, which he named "The
Famous." Frances graduated from the University of Texas at
Austin and went to work as a secretary at Macy's Department Store in New
York. Moving to Houston, Texas at the end of World War II, she
shared her apartment with her brother Jack and helped support him through
medical school before marrying Alex Wolff. Jack served in the Navy during World War II
stateside as a corpsman. He went on to become a much-beloved family
doctor in Temple, Texas, where he still practices as of April 2007, at the
age of 80.
Jack and his first wife Isabel Charles had two children, Cathy
and Jim. In 1966, Jack married Wanda
Louise Creech, and in April 2006 they celebrated their 40th
wedding anniversary. Wanda and Jack live in Temple, Texas.
Between them, they have four grown children, and five grandchildren.
The Weinblatt family home
Living Family Members Surnamed "Weinblatt"
|Weinblatt, Andrea Elizabeth Lambert b.1956|
|Weinblatt, Benjamin Charles b.1991|
|Weinblatt, Cathy b.1951|
|Weinblatt, Jack Sayre, M.D. b. 1926|
|Weinblatt, James Sayre ("Jim"), M.D. b.1953|
|Weinblatt, Matthew Sayre Weinblatt b.1987|
|Weinblatt, Sarah Elizabeth b.1984|
|Weinblatt, Wanda Louise Creech b.1933|
|Wolff, Frances Weinblatt|
Deceased Family Members Surnamed "Weinblatt"