in the Documenting Maine Jewry database

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

Bath
        ran
Edward Barrett "Veni" Cogan  Cogan Books , wholesale, La Mirada, CA  NathanCoganBathHistory
 
        salesman - furniture Julius "Jay" Povich z"l 1930    1930 US Fed Census Bath
Morris E "Matie" Povich z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
 
        saleswoman - department store Belle / Bell Levin z"l 1930    1930 US Fed Census Bath
 
        stenographer - trading store Rose / Rosie Weinblatt 1930    1930 US Fed Census Bath
 
        stenographer - wholesale market Sophia Weinblatt 1930    1930 US Fed Census Bath
 
        storekeeper Samuel (now 8916) Cronsberg 1930    1930 US Federal Census - Maine
 
        title not known Samuel R "Sam" "Sammy" Levin z"l Bath Department Store    Bath Department Store - Advert 9
Belfast
        saleswoman - dry goods store
Sarah Frankel z"l   1920   1920 US Fed Census -Belfast
Cumberland County
(excluding Greater Portland)
        Saleswoman - Dry Goods
Max Bernstein z"l   1920   1920FederalCensus
Greater Augusta
        retail merchant - department store
Stanley E Chernowsky  Chernowskys Department Store 1930   1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
Greater Bangor
        antique dealer
Louis I Rolnick z"l  O. Rolnick & Son 1949 Other Data : 197 Garland St., Bangor - G. Rolnick & Son antique dealer  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Louis Rolnick
 
        businessman James A or H Cahners Eastern Furniture, Bangor Gas Co.    Jordan Alpert (2013)
Max Cohen z"l   187 Exchange Street  Jordan Alpert (2013)
 
        owner & operator Hiram Adelman z"l H Adelman Department Store Mars Hill   Harry Goldsmith biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
 
        president James A or H Cahners Eastern Furniture, Bangor Gas Co.    Jordan Alpert (2013)
 
        retail - furniture A David Rapaport Paramount Pictures Corporation & United Artist Corporation 1949 Other Data : 52 Fountain St, Bangor - New Central Furniture Co retail furniture   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of A David Rapaport
 
        saleswoman - dry goods store Marion Frankel z"l 1920    1920 US Fed Census -Belfast
 
        shipping clerk Harry Ellis 1932    HainesMarriageRecords
 
        title not known Arthur H Unobskey z"l Unobsky Bros (now 4429) 1949 Other Data : High St, Bangor - Unobsky Bros merchant   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Arthur Unobsky
Charles Unobskey z"l  Unobsky Bros (now 4429) 1949 Other Data : High St, Bangor - Unobsky Bros merchant  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Charles Unobsky
 
        worker Henrietta Rolnick z"l The Picture and Gift Shop    Sherri Quint (2018)
Greater Biddeford
        salesman - furniture
Jacob Filler z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census - Saco
 
        salesman - furniture store Samuel S Shapiro 1930    1930FedCensusBiddeford
 
        saleswoman - country store Minnie / Mina Goldstone z"l 1910    1910FedCensusBiddeford
Greater Portland
        antiques
Robert Arnowitz z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        bookkeeper Frances "Fran" / Fannie Gleckman z"l Maine Hardware before WWII    Harris Gleckman (2013)
 
        business owner - novelty store Sonia Rockliss z"l    ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
 
        cleaning /dye business Joseph Pearlman 1912- 1917    Pamela Weisberger
 
        clerk Pearl Abramson 1930    1930PortlandCityDirectory
Louis Abramson   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Jacob / Jake / Jack Agger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Robert Agger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        office manager Frances "Fran" / Fannie Gleckman z"l Westbrook Hardware 1944 - to retirement in the 1980s    Harris Gleckman (2013)
 
        Owner Ellis Elbum Waterman z"l Waterman Jewelry Store 1920 Waterman Jewelry Store at 408 Congress St, also active in Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue.   Waterman Jewelry Store, Portland, ca. 1920
 
        owner / manager George Finberg z"l Maine Hardware 1930s - 1980s    Nadeen\'s 2014 DMJ Registration
 
        owner/operator Harry K Goldberg z"l Globe Vacuum Stores    Charles Brand
 
        retail sales Regina Potolsky z"l    ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
 
        salesman - furniture Arthur J Nelson z"l 1930    1930 US Fed Census - Saco
 
        Salesman - retail fuel concern Joseph Brenner z"l 1940    1940 US Federal Census
 
        salesperson Sherman Setlin z"l    ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
 
        secretary - glass retail store Sophie Germaine z"l    ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
 
        stenographer - furniture store Ethel Mehlman 1930    1930 Portland City Directory / 1930 US Federal Census Maine
 
        storekeeper Max Astor z"l 1920    Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 180
 
        storekeeper "Stor Kiper" Alee Fridman 1917    Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 136
Isaac Robbins   1919   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 160
 
        storekeeper "Storkiper" Isaac Levin or Levine 1918    Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 190
 
        title not known Sara Charlotte Silver z"l Nonesuch Books    Sherri Quint (2018)
Greater Rockland
        5 & 10 store
Harmon ? Davis   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
 
        cleaning & pressing Herman Berlansky 1910    1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
 
        title not known Isaac Mikelsky / Mikels z"l Mikels' Furniture 1922    Mikelsky's Furniture Store - Advert
Greater Waterville
        antiques
James L Cook z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 6B
 
        clerk in store Laura Bonner 1880    1880FederalCensusMaine
Albert Eisen   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Silas PEAVY   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Henry? Peavy   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Julius Radl?   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Hermon? Steinberg   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Isadore Steinberg   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
 
        clerk, 5 & 10 store Dora Green 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 7a
 
        clerk, confectionary Jacob Barron 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 13b
 
        retail jewlery -"merchant Jeweral" Eliazer or Elia Russakoff 1920    1920 US Federal Census
 
        retail merchant-jewlery Susman Russakoff z"l 1920    1920USFederalCensus-Skowhegan
 
        salesman, general merchandise David Rosenthal 1930    1930USFederalMECensus, pg 3B
 
        store Philip Seltzer 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 1b
Celia C  Shiro z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 5A
Lewiston Auburn area
        Cleaner
Max H Friedler   1936   1936 Abromson
 
        clerical, [unreadable] - Florence Machkowsky 1930    1930USFedCensus
 
        Employee William Blake Cohen z"l Lewiston Hardward & Plumbing Supply Co 1955    1955 Zelch
Manuel Plavin  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
Leonard Newell Plavin z"l  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        owner/operator Isaac Alpert z"l Jason's Gift Shop 1950s-1960s    Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
Samuel Hayman z"l  Gilmour's Paint and Wallpaper 1950s-1960s   Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
 
        President Meyer Greene z"l Lewiston Hardward & Plumbing Supply Co 1955    1955 Zelch
Abraham H Plavin z"l  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        prop. Furniture Meyer /Myer FOGELMAN 1930    1930LewistonCensus
 
        proprietor Harry Salk Leonard's Upholstery 1955    1955 Zelch
Samuel 'Sam' Shapiro z"l  Boston Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        salesman - jewelry co Charles L Supovitz 1920    1920USFedCensus
 
        salesman furniture Samuel Minsky z"l 1930    1930LewistonCensus
 
        second hand furn. Harry Isaacson z"l 1930    1930LewistonCensus
 
        second hand store - own shop Hyman H / Haman Dennis 1920    1920USFedCensus
Old Town - Orono
        Antique dealer
Ann Bloom z"l     EILEEN SHULMAN (2015)
 
        merchant Abraham Podolsky z"l Greens Novelty Store 1949    B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Abraham Podolsky
 
        not classified Sam Schiro Old Town Hardware 1949    B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Sam Schiro
 
        proprietor furniture store Harry I Goldsmith z"l 1930    1930USFederalCensus 82-7 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
 
        retail merchant furniture ? Abe Epstein 1930    1930USFederalCensus 81-1 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
 
        retail merchant hardware Nathan Shiro z"l 1930    1930USFederalCensus 80-20 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
Rumford
        proprieter, shoe store - employer
Max Greenberg / Greenburg   1930   1930 US Federal Census
 
        retailer Salomon Steinfeld 1910    1910FedMaineCensus
state-wide Maine
        Buyer
Edith Fink z"l  Rines Brothers   Sherri Quint (2018)
 
        worked at Samuel Davis z"l Federal Furniture Co Portland   Mt Sinai Plot Index
York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
        owner
Jack Simensky z"l  Jack & Larrys Jewelry   Congregation Etz Chaim
New York
        co-owner/operator
Nathan Yanovich z"l  Forty-Second St Card Shoop 1950s to 1980s co-owner was his wife Re  Harris Gleckman (2013)
 
        wholesale jeweler Robert Carl Barnstone z"l 1930    Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
Germany
        retail sales
Rita M Shainbam / Shainblum z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
Russia
        Clerk
Hymen Henry / Hyman H / Herman Abromson z"l   1936   1936 Abromson
 
        Prop - Lewiston Carpet Center Hymen Henry / Hyman H / Herman Abromson z"l 1955    1955 Zelch

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