Mr. Jeno Berta

Quick Facts

BertaBorn: 01/01/1937, Hungary
Current Residence: Bettendorf, Iowa
Number of children: 1  (Jeno Berta)

Sources: American Magyar Hirlap, Sept. 16, 2016;   http://qctimes.com/news/local/fleeing-communisnm-for-freedom-in-america/article

In Hungary
Education: High School
Occupation: Student
Active role in the revolution: NO

In United States of America
Arrival: 1957
Occupation: Bar owner
Workplace: Riverside Foundry, Bettendorf, Iowa

Most proud of:  Opened his own bar called Jeno’s Little Hungary, in 1989 in Bettendorf


After 11 years of Communism, during the Revolution, he and two friends headed for Austria, but only two of them made it.
On March 5, 1957 America welcomed Jeno. On his way to Casper Wyoming, he stopped in Davenport Iowa and never left. After 30 years at the Riverside Foundry in in Bettendorf, he opened his own business, a bar he called Jeno’s Little Hungary.
Jeno has a son, also called Jeno, who became an Army Lieutenant colonel and lawyer in Bettendorf.

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