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
        owner and operator
Moses Weinblatt z"l  Bargain Shoe Store 1912 - 1914   Bath City Directory 1912
 
        proprietor - shoe store Moses Weinblatt z"l 1910    1910 US Federal Census - Bath
Greater Augusta
        boots + shoes
Samuel Cohen   1913/1914   AugustaRegisters1913/1914
 
        boots, shoes + pawn broker N Goldberg 1913/1914 158 Water   AugustaRegisters1913/1914
 
        retail merchant - shoes Samuel Lewis Miller z"l 1930    1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
Harry A Miller   1930   1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
 
        shoe maker buis ? Perkitsky 1900    1900MeCensusRussianBirth
 
        stenographer - shoe shop Lillian  Shapiro z"l 1920    1920USFedCensus
Greater Bangor
        manufacturer of footwear
William C "Bill" Viner z"l   1940   HainesMarriageRecords
 
        not yet classifed Max Hantman Penobscot Shoe Company 1949 Other Data : 316 Hammond St, Bangor - Penobscot Shoe Co foreman   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Max Hantman
Maurice Robin  Penobscot Shoe Company 1949 Other Data : 24 Fruit St., - Penobscot Shoe sales manager  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Maurice Robin
Joseph Weinberg  Medwed Footwear 1949   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Joseph Weinberg
 
        owner and operators with sons Harry (Chaim) Goodman z"l Monarch Machine Co    Dale Atkinson email 6 Jan 2012
Harry (Chaim) Goodman z"l  H Goodman & Sons   Dale Atkinson email 6 Jan 2012
 
        owner of Albert James Schiro Standard Shoe Company    Jessica Lantos (2017)
 
        salesman Philip Kominsky Standard Shoe Company 1949 Other Data : 68 Grant St, Bangor - Standard Shoe Co salesman   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Philip Kominsky
 
        Salesperson Gertrude Paul z"l Schiro Family Shoe Store 1926 - 1934    Sherri Quint (2018)
 
        shoemaker / work for or with Harry (Chaim) Goodman z"l    Dale Atkinson - email Feb 2012
 
        title not known Max Kagan Pilgrim Shoe Co. 0 Bangor   Philip Lown biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
Greater Biddeford
        cobbler
Eli Lerman   opened in Biddeford, ME in 19090  Jennie Aranovitch
 
        manufacturing - shoes Louis Horowitz 1930    1930USFederalCensus-Saco
Louis Horowitz   1930   1930 US Fed Census - Saco
 
        proprietor - shoe store Charles H Green z"l 1930    US Federal Census Maine
Charles H Green z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census - Saco
 
        retail - shoe maker William Beder Bennett z"l 1920 retail shop   1920 US Fed Census - Saco
 
        shoe store Frederick B "Fred" Green z"l    Jennie Aranovitch
 
        shoe store - merchant Charles H Green z"l 1920    1920FedCensusBiddeford
Greater Portland
        "Rekaner" - Shoe Repairs
Harry Cherrnin   1920   1920FederalCensus
Kalman Cherrnin   1920   1920FederalCensus
 
        book keeper - shoe shop Harry David "Dave" Goldberg z"l 1930    1930FedCensusBiddeford
 
        Co-owner Martin "Marty" Clenott z"l Boston Shoe Store    Alan Woolf
 
        cobbler Samuel Reef z"l    Interview with Norm Reef by Mike Hastings (Bowdoin collection)
Louis Shible   1936   1936 Abromson
 
        cobbler-repair shop Louis Schneider/Snyder 1920    1920-Federal Census
 
        Founder Jack Spiegel z"l Quoddy Moccasins 1947    Alan Woolf
 
        Hat Maker Harry Weller 1919    Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 179
 
        owner/operator Samuel D Mack z"l Modern Shoe 1912 - 1925    Bath City Directories
 
        retail shoes Jacob B . "Jack" Finkelstein z"l Jacks Shoe Store    Fred Weinberg (2014)
 
        shoe cutter-shoe factory Louis / Lewis Schwartz z"l 1920    1920-Federal Census
 
        shoe dealer Robert Clenott z"l 1921    Maine birth record of son Martin (Ancestry.com)
 
        shoe repair Isaac Ber z"l 1930    1930PortlandCityDirectory
David Epstein z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Nathan Feinstein z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Edward M Finks z"l   1910   1910 Maine City Directory - Portland area
Joseph Lane z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        Shoe Repairing - own shop Gertrude Epstein z"l 1920    1920FederalCensus
 
        shoemaker Bernie Berlowitz 1890    Appendix B : Survey of 1890
Sarah Bronstein z"l   1916   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 84
Kalman Cherrnin   1915   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 85
Harry Cherrnin   1916   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 86
Gertrude Epstein z"l   1918   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 138
Morris Finkelstein   1916   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 29
Max Goldstein     Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 182
Samuel Israelson z"l     Barbara Haines (2015)
Sam Kapellowitz z"l   1912   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 37
Eli Lerman   1913   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 45
Anne / Anna Long z"l   1916   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 46
Eli / Samuel Palais z"l   1922   HainesMarriageRecords
Abraham Ravitch   1915   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 54
Sam Riff   1917   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 114
Nathan Rubin   1917   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 58
Dora Rudstein z"l   1909   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 10
Louis Rudstein z"l   1909   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg
Jennie Snider z"l   1909   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921rords?? pg 68
Benny Whitney   1915   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 112
 
        shoemaker store Louis Shible 1930    1930LewistonCensus
 
        Shoemaker-own shop Anne / Anna Long z"l 1920    1920-Federal Census
Jennie Snider z"l   1920   1920-Federal Census
 
        shoes Barnet / Barnett Fireman z"l 1930    1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        stitcher Philip Gold 1930    1930PortlandCityDirectory
Greater Rockland
        cobbler
Samuel Green z"l   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
 
        cobblershop Samuel Green z"l 1910    1910 US Federal Census - Bath
 
        shoe store Maurice Wineblatt 1910    1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
 
        shoemaker John Diamond ? 1910    1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
Moses G Ross   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
 
        shoes Harry Bradbury 1912 - 1913    RocklandJewishCommunityListing1912-1913
Greater Waterville
        Cobbler, own shop
Morris Cohen   1910   1910USFederalMECensus,pg 13b
 
        merchant - shoe store Lewis / Louis Schiro 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 11a
 
        owner Harold Alfond z"l Dexter Shoe Company (now 4309) 1989 Also founder of Harold Alfond Foundation   Harold Alfond bronzed shoes, 1989
 
        retail merchant (shoes) Samuel Hillson 1930    1930USFederalMECensus, pg 1A
 
        shoe dealer Harry Rosenthal 1900    1900USFederalMECensus,pg 179a
 
        shoe dealer Harry Rosenthal 1900    1900 US Fed Census - Waterville
 
        shoe repair Israel Manuel 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 9a
 
        shoerepair, shop Harry Ceheeler 1930    1930USFederalMECensus, pg 10B
Kennebec County
(excluding Greater Augusta and Waterville)
        boots, shoes + clothing
Max Slosberg z"l   1913/1914 17 Cony  AugustaRegisters1913/1914
 
        laborer - shoe shop Joseph H "Joe" Dion z"l 1920    1920MeCensus
Lewiston Auburn area
        book keeper - shoe factory
Bessie Bakalenick   1920   1920USFedCensus
Julius H Epstein   1920   1920LewistonCensus
Regenie / Regoma Epstein   1920   1920LewistonCensus
 
        book keeper - shoe shop Esther / Ester Gordon z"l 1920    1920USFedCensus
 
        checker - dye house Maurice H / Morris Margolin z"l 1930    1930USFedCensus ED: 11 Pg: 9 Ln: 9
Maurice H / Morris Margolin z"l   1930   1930USFedCensus
 
        clerk - shoe factory May Nord 1930    1930USFedCensus ED: 8 Pg: 8 Ln: 8
May Nord   1930   1930USFedCensus
 
        clerk - shoe store Louie / Louis Abraham / Lewis Alpern 1930    1930USFedCensus
Louie / Louis Abraham / Lewis Alpern   1930   1930USFedCensus
E… [FirstNameNotKnown]   1930   1930USFedCensus ED: 9 Pg: 9 Ln: 9
 
        Employee Benjamin M Barr Rock Maple Wood Heel Co 1955    1955 Zelch
Richard C Barr  Rock Maple Wood Heel Co 1955   1955 Zelch
Arthur G Blatt z"l  Lown Shoes Inc 1955   1955 Zelch
Arnold Goldblatt z"l  Wilner Wood Products 1955   1955 Zelch
Herbert A KOSS   1955   1955 Zelch
Benjamin  Schwartz z"l  Wilner Wood Products 1955   1955 Zelch
Richard Wilner z"l  Wilner Wood Products 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        Executive Nicholas J Grossman Lown Shoes Inc 1955    1955 Zelch
 
        General Manager Sidney / Sydney Fogelsohn z"l Clark Shoe Company 1955    1955 Zelch
Burton Wilner z"l  Wilner Wood Products 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        jamper - shoe shop Max Litchenstein 1920    1920USFedCensus ED: 4 Pg: 5 Ln: 4
 
        joint owner Philip Marshal Lown Pilgrim Shoe Co. 1926    Philip Lown papers, Center for Jewish History citation
 
        laborer - shoe manf Dina Bacalenick 1930    1930USFedCensus ED: 9 Pg: 9 Ln: 9
Tina / Dina Bachalenick   1930   1930USFedCensus
 
        laborer - shoe shop Helen Baker 1920    1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Leighton Bernstein   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Leighton Bernstein   1920   1920USFedCensus
Annie Goldstein   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Annie Goldstein   1920   1920USFedCensus
Rebecca / Becca Levenson   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Rebecca / Becca Levenson   1920   1920USFedCensus
Rubie Levine   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 4 Ln: 4
Rubie Levine   1920   1920USFedCensus
William Rosenthal   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
William Rosenthal   1920   1920USFedCensus
Samuel Rutenberg   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Morris / Maurice Ruttenberg   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 5
Morris / Maurice Ruttenberg   1920   1920USFedCensus
Simon Ruttenberg z"l   1920   1920USFedCensus
Mary / Mae Ward   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 4 Pg: 4 Ln: 4
Isadore "Izzy" Weiner   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 5 Ln: 4
Isadore "Izzy" Weiner   1920   1920USFedCensus
 
        manager William B Goldstein z"l Boston Shoe Store 1955    1955 Zelch
 
        merchant - shoe store George Baker 1930   
George Baker   1930   1930USFedCensus
George (now 39997) Baker   1930   1930USFedCensus ED: 9 Pg: 9 Ln: 9
 
        not yet classifed Henry I Cohen z"l Maine Shoes Inc 1955    1955 Zelch
Benjamin A "Ben" Weiner  Maine Shoes Inc 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        owner/operator Meyer Cantor Family Footwear 1950s-1960s    Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
Leonard A "Lippy" Meltzer z"l  Leonard's Shoe Store 1950s-1960s   Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
Samuel L "Sam" Singer z"l  Family Footwear 1950s-1960s   Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
 
        President Philip Marshal Lown Lown Shoes Inc    Philip Lown papers, Center for Jewish History citation
Philip Marshal Lown  Penobscot Shoe Company   Philip Lown papers, Center for Jewish History citation
Hyman Miller z"l  Belgrade Shoe Co 1955   1955 Zelch
Arthur N Shapiro z"l  Shapiro Bros Shoe Co Inc 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        President-Treasurer Samuel Arthur Fradkin z"l Clark Shoe Company 1955    1955 Zelch
 
        proprietor Henry S Brody z"l Cancellation Shoe 1955    1955 Zelch
Myer Bernard Canter z"l  Myer Canter Footwear 1955   1955 Zelch
Joseph R  Wilner z"l  Wilner Wood Products 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        proprietor - shoe store HENRY BEAN 1930    1930USFedCensus
HENRY BEAN   1930   1930USFedCensus
Isadore T / Isidore Meltzer z"l   1920   1920USFedCensus
Solomon Metzger   1930   1930USFedCensus ED: 8 Pg: 8 Ln: 8
Solomon Metzger   1930   1930USFedCensus
 
        Raw Hides Benjamin Semer z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
 
        salesman - shoe mfg Harry Brownstein 1920    1920USFedCensus ED: 4 Pg: 4 Ln: 5
Harry Brownstein   1920   1920USFedCensus
 
        salesman - shoe store Samuel "Sam" Shapiro z"l 1930    1930USFedCensus
Samuel "Sam" Shapiro z"l   1930   1930USFedCensus
 
        she__ - shoe manf. Harry Bornstein ? 1930    1930USFedCensus
 
        shoe dealer Solomon Meltzer z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
 
        shoe maker - shoe factory Lillian Bachalenick 1920    1920USFedCensus
Sarah Diamond   1920   1920USFedCensus
 
        shoe manufacturer Jacob Israel Lifshitz z"l 1930    1930LewistonCensus
 
        Shoe Merchant William B Goldstein z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
 
        Shoe Mfg. Henry I Cohen z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
Philip Marshal Lown   1936   1936 Abromson
 
        shoe salesman Samuel Arthur Fradkin z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
 
        Shoe worker Allan Bornstein 1936    1936 Abromson
Jacob "Jake" Cohen z"l   1936   1936 Abromson
Jerome "Jerry" Finestein   1936   1936 Abromson
 
        Shoe worker Irving Margolin z"l 1955    1955 Zelch
 
        shoe worker - shoe factory Louis Cohen 1920    1920USFedCensus
Joseph Philip Lelansky z"l   1920   1920USFedCensus
Sarah Lelansky   1920   1920LewistonCensus
Samuel H 'Sam' Lelansky z"l   1920   1920LewistonCensus
Gertrude Shuman   1920   1920USFedCensus
Sammy Styman   1920   1920USFedCensus
Ernest Styman   1920   1920USFedCensus
 
        sole tacker - shoe shop Max E Rubinowitz 1920    1920USFedCensus
 
        Supt Jerome "Jerry" Feinstein z"l 1955    1955 Zelch
 
        title not known Manuel Feldman z"l Philco Shoe Corp 1949 Other Data : 58 Pearl St, Bangor - Philco Shoe Corp    B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Manuel Feldman
 
        Treasurer Arthur Barr z"l Rock Maple Wood Heel Co 1955    1955 Zelch
George E  Shapiro z"l  Shapiro Bros Shoe Co Inc 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        wholesale - shoe shop Solomon Meltzer z"l 1920    1920USFedCensus
Not Sure
        President
Joseph Koss z"l   1955   1955 Zelch
 
        Shoe Mfg. Joseph Koss z"l 1936    1936 Abromson
Old Town - Orono
        not yet classifed
Albert Weinstein  Penobscot Shoe Company 1949 Other Data : 316 Hammond St, Bangor - Penobscot Shoe Co. Office Manager  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Albert Weinstein
 
        owner Israel R Cutler z"l Cutler Men\'s and Women\'s Furnishings 1926    Israel Cutler's Store
Oxford County
        Cutter - shoe factory
Hyman Klain   1900   1900MeCensusRussianBirth
 
        foreman shoe factory Abraham Klain 1930    1930LewistonCensus
Rumford
        merchant - shoe store
Max Greenberg / Greenburg   1920   1920USFederalCensus
 
        shoemaker Louis Asikoff 1910    1910FedMaineCensus
Louis Asikoff   1910   1910 US Fed Census - Rumford
Max Greenberg / Greenburg   1910   1910FedMaineCensus
Max Greenberg / Greenburg   1910   1910 US Fed Census - Rumford
Sanford
        worked for
Harvey J Baker z"l  Universal Shoe Co (Consolidated Shoe)   Joan Baker Warren - letter Sept 2014
state-wide Maine
        shoe repair
Morris Anches z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Jules Mack   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        shoemaker Abraham Brown z"l    Sherri Quint (2017)
Samuel Kopelovith     1930PortlandCityDirectory
York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
        Employee
Harry Lederman z"l  Belgrade Shoe Co 1955   1955 Zelch
 
        Foreman- Cutter in wholesale shoe shop Morris Brenner 1940    1940 US Federal Census
York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
        owner - shoe shop
Albert "Al" Rosen   1930   1930FedCensusBiddeford
Massachusetts
        proprietor
Charles Creighton  C Creighton Shoes 1955   1955 Zelch
New York
        Shoe Designer
Boris Britva z"l   1955   1955 Zelch
 
        Shoe Mfg. Joseph B Mintz Penobscot Shoe Company 1949 Other Data : 28 Prentiss St, Bangor - Penobscot Shoe shoe manufacturer   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Joseph B Mintz
Lithuania
        proprietor - shoe store
Remy (now 38616) BEAN   1930   1930 US Fed Census
Poland
        shoe business
Harry Chester   1927   HainesMarriageRecords
 
        shoe cutter Max Stern z"l    ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
Russia
        book keeper - shoe factory
Minnie Melcher z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
 
        merchant (retail shoes) Isaac Hillson z"l 1930    1930USFederalMECensus, pg 2A
 
        merchant - shoe store Isaac Hillson z"l 1920    1920USFederalMECensus, pg 20a
 
        Shoe Store Owner Sam Wesler z"l Wesler\'s Shoes    LAURIE WESLER (2015)
 
        shoemaker Morris Cohen 1922    HainesMarriageRecords
 
        shoemaker / work for or with Harry Clevenson    Dale Atkinson - email Feb 2012

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