in the Documenting Maine Jewry database

DMJ takes a wide definition of a Jewish industry - as an industry with a significant number of Jewish owners, managers or workers.

years shown are ones which the person was known
to be engaged in that industry

Occupational titles are as provided by the source; odd sounding titles are most likely those recorded by census takers

Morris A Baker z"l   PROP Oakdale Auto Co 1955 1955 Zelch
David Bell   SALESMAN TIRES ? 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   Gas Station 1936 1936 Abromson
Hyman Isaac Bell z"l   RETAIL AUTO ACCESSORY 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   Gas Station 1936 1936 Abromson
Jacob "Jack" Berman   PRES Harding Auto Sales 1955 1955 Zelch
Lewis Bernstein z"l   CAR DEALER 1918-1974 Daniel Shapiro (2013)
Norman J Bernstein z"l   CAB OWNER AND DRIVER Madeleine Segal - Apr 2005
Max Bluestein z"l   CO-OWNER BLUESTEIN AUTO PARTS 1950\'s Michael Savitt (2016)
 
Benjamin "Bunny" Bornstein z"l   AUTOMOBILE SALESMAN 1930 Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
Abraham I "Abe" Braveman z"l   WORK AT Ben Braveman Tire Shop 1949 lived at 72 Madison St., Pine St - Ben Braveman Tire Shop: 67 Pine St B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Abe I Braveman
Benjamin Braveman   TITLE NOT KNOWN Ben Braveman Tire Shop 1949 Other Data : 55 Parkview (?) Ave, Bangor - Braveman's Tire Shop B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Benjamin Braveman
[unreadable] Cantor?   GARAGE 1930 1930USFedCensus
    garage 1930 1930USFedCensus
Harry Carr z"l   PRESIDENT Adas Yoshuron Synagogue 1987 Adas Yoshuron 75th Anniversary Commemorative book, part 1
Abraham Cohen   WAGON DRIVER 1910 1910 US Fed Census - Rumford
Harry Day z"l   GAS STATION 1936 1936 Abromson
Aaron Diamon z"l   GAS AND OIL SERVICE STATION 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Abraham "Abe' Etscovitz   SALESMAN GARAGE 1930 1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
 
Max ETSCOVITZ   SALESMAN GARAGE 1930 1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
Samuel "Sam" Etscovitz   AUTOMOBILEDEALER 1930 1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
Philip Flock z"l   OWNER / OPERATOR Flock Buick Co Ruth Flock Glazerman
   proprietor Bisbee Motors 1955 1955 Zelch
Moses L "Moe" Friedman z"l   AUTO PARTS 1936 1936 Abromson
Hyman Glovsky   MERCHANT - AUTOMOTIES 1920 1920LewistonCensus
Saul Goldman   TRUCK DRIVER 1936 1936 Abromson
George Gotlob   UPHOLSTERER AUTO BODY 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   Upholsterer auto body 1930 1930LewistonCensus
Abraham Green z"l   TRUCK DRIVER
 
Nathan Israelson   SALESMAN, AUTOMOBILE - WAGE 1930 1930 US Federal Census
Stephen Jaffe   RESEARCH CHEMICAL ENGINEER Mobil Oil R&D 1968-2005 Stephen Jaffe (2015)
[FirstNameBeginsWith H-2nd] Kalman   AUTO REPAIR 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   auto repair 1930 1930LewistonCensus
Abraham Kaplan z"l   OWNER Greyhound Bus 2011 Glenyce Miller Kaplan interview by David Freidenreich
Barney Kaplan z"l   TIRES 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Jacob Katman   TRUCK DRIVER 1920 1920-Federal Census
Norman ? Klain   TRUCK DRIVER 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   truck driver 1930 1930LewistonCensus
Shepard N "Shep" Lee z"l   GENERAL MANAGER Advance Auto 1955 1955 Zelch
   owner/manager Advance Auto 1980s-2000s Harris Gleckman (2013)
Samuel H 'Sam' Lelansky z"l   AUTO PARTS 1936 1936 Abromson
Benjamin Levin   TRUCK DRIVER - FURNITURE 1920 1920USFedCensus
Abraham B / A B Levine z"l   TRUCK DRIVER DYE HOUSE 1930 1930LewistonCensus
Joseph Lifshitz z"l   SALESMAN AUTOMOBILES 1930 1930LewistonCensus
   President Advance Auto 1955 1955 Zelch
Maurice H / Morris Margolin z"l   CO-MANAGER Union Sq Travel 1955 1955 Zelch
Jack J Martel z"l   PROPRIETOR First National Tire Co 1955 1955 Zelch
Edward I Meltzer   AUTO INSTRUCTOR 1938 HainesMarriageRecords
Benjamin Miller z"l   USED AUTOMOTIVE DEALER 1930 1930 US Fed Census Rockland
Harold M Miller z"l   GENERAL MANAGER AND VP Twin City Tire Co news articles
Harold Maurice Miller z"l   AUTO PARTS 1936 1936 Abromson
   Owner - Tire Store 1955 1955 Zelch
James S Miller z"l   TIRE DEALER 1936 1936 Abromson
   President Twin City Tire Co 1955 1955 Zelch
   President Twin City Tire Co 1958 newspaper articles
LOUIS R Miller   CLERK - AUTOMOBILE STORE 1920 1920USFedCensus
ABRAHAM H "Abe" MOGUL z"l   MANGER Union Sq Taxi Co 1955 1955 Zelch
George Olum z"l   AUTOMOBILE SALESMAN 1955 1955 Zelch
Jacob Polise   DEALER (AUTO PARTS?) 1930 1930 US Fed Census Rockland
Jacob "Jack" Rapaport z"l   AUTOMOBILE BUSINESS 1930 HainesMarriageRecords
Jack Rapoport   OWNER Rapaport Lincoln-Mercury 2012 Bangor: Our Jewish Downtown
Israel Rich   RAN USED TIRE BUSINESS 1914-1918 Barbara Rooks
Al / Eli Saperia   CO-OWNER Superior Auto Parts, Inc. pre-WWII to 1964 Phillip Saperia (2017)
Irving / Israel Saperia z"l   CO-OWNER Superior Auto Parts, Inc. 1948-1964 Co-owned by Myer and Eli Saperia, brothers Phillip A Saperia (2016)
Hermin Erwin / Hyman Shapiro z"l   AUTO DEALER 1930 1930LewistonCensus
Samuel 'Sam' Shapiro z"l   AUTO DEALER 1930 1930LewistonCensus
David Shrodel?   MACHINIST - GARAGE 1920 1920 US Fed Census - Brunswick
Charles Shuman   OWNER & OPERATOR Charlies Motors, Augusta Teri Berenson
Louis Silver   GARAGE 1934 HainesMarriageRecords
Joseph D Silverman z"l   FOUNDER Century Tire Company until 1976 Sherri Quint (2018)
Irwin Singer   OWNER Maine Trailer Leasing 2012 Bangor: Our Jewish Downtown
Reuben Sneider z"l   MECHANIC - GARAGE 1930 1930FedCensusBiddeford
Bert Space z"l   CHAUFFEUR 1930 Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
Gordon Striar   PROPRIETOR OF FILLING STATION 1935 HainesMarriageRecords
Frank Tarr z"l   AUTOMOBILE SALESMAN ??? 1955 1955 Zelch
Alfred Todtman   TITLE NOT KNOWN Penobscot Auto Parts 1949 Other Data : Garland St - Penobscot Auto Parts auto salesman B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Alfred Todtman
Samuel Valensky z"l   TAXI DRIVER 1955 1955 Zelch
Arthur M Waterman z"l   OWNER State Motor Company, ME Minerva/MaineHistorical Society
Ellis Elbum Waterman z"l   NOT CLASSIFIED YET State Motor Company, ME 1938 Father of Arthur Waterman State Motor Co. vehicles, Portland, ca. 1938
Isadore "Izzy" Weiner   OWNER/OPERATOR I D Weiner Parlor Bus 1950s-1960s Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
Isadore D. Wiener z"l   NOT CLASSIFIED YET Wiener's Parlor Bus Co 1935 Wiener's Parlor Bus, Auburn
Israel  Winner z"l   TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS 1955 1955 Zelch
Joseph  Winner z"l   TAXI DRIVER 1936 1936 Abromson
Belle S Wolf z"l   NOT CLASSIFIED YET State Motor Company, ME 1938 Mother of Arthur Waterman State Motor Co. vehicles, Portland, ca. 1938
Abraham 'Abe Yud' Zack   TREASURER 1955 1955 Zelch

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