Heinrich Gutkin

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Heinrich Gutkin (13 June 1879, Tallinn – 11 October 1941 Sverdlovsk Oblast) was a trader and the Estonian National Assembly member.

Heinrich Gutkin was a chairman of the Jewish Union Bank in Tallinn, a clothing store owner and a founding member of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1925 to 1937. He also a chairman of the Jewish Cultural Self-Administration Office and served as a representative on the upper chamber of the national parliament.[1]

Gutkin was arrested by Soviet security services on 14 June 1941, his property confiscated[2] and was deported to a prison camp in the Soviet Union, where he subsequently died.


  1. ^ American Hebrew and Jewish messenger. American Hebrew. 1 January 1937. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ Hiio, Toomas (2006). Estonia, 1940–1945: Reports of the Estonian International Commission for the Investigation of Crimes Against Humanity. Estonian Foundation for the Investigation of Crimes Against Humanity. p. 170. ISBN 9789949130405.

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