DAVID CONAN WOLFSDORF

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I was born in 1969 in Johannesburg South Africa and emigrated to the United States in 1975 with my parents Joseph Isidore and Gail Ann and two brothers Ronan and Adam.

 
  I grew up in Brookline Massachusetts just outside of Boston.  
  I now live in Center City Philadelphia with my wife Janet Lorenz.  
     
 
The Jewish surname "Wolfsdorf" can be traced as far back as the mid eighteenth century, to a Boruch Wolfsdorf, in Warsaw, which was then a part of the Kingdom of Prussia. Polish Wilczkowo, German Wolfsdorf, a village Lidzbark County in northern Poland, is perhaps the source of the name.
 
My middle name "Conan" (pronounced like Arthur ... Doyle, not the Barbarian!) is a nod to my maternal Lithuanian grandmother Constance Brittan, originally Brytaniszski.