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

5 & 10 store
     Greater Rockland
Harmon ? Davis   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
antique dealer
     Greater Bangor
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
Antique dealer
     Old Town - Orono
Ann Bloom z"l     EILEEN SHULMAN (2015)
antiques
     Greater Portland
Robert Arnowitz z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
     Greater Waterville
James L Cook z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 6B
bookkeeper
     Greater Portland
Frances "Fran" / Fannie Gleckman z"l  Maine Hardware before WWII   Harris Gleckman (2013)
     Lewiston Auburn area
Sylvia Burston    1955   1955 Zelch
business owner - novelty store
     Greater Portland
Sonia Rockliss z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
businessman
     Greater Bangor
James A or H Cahners  Eastern Furniture, Bangor Gas Co.   Jordan Alpert (2013)
Max Cohen z"l   187 Exchange Street  Jordan Alpert (2013)
Buyer
     state-wide Maine
Edith Fink z"l  Rines Brothers   Sherri Quint (2018)
Cleaner
     Lewiston Auburn area
Max H Friedler   1936   1936 Abromson
Jack M. Stachowitz   1936   1936 Abromson
cleaning & pressing
     Greater Rockland
Herman Berlansky   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
cleaning /dye business
     Greater Portland
Joseph Pearlman   1912- 1917   Pamela Weisberger
clerical, [unreadable] -
     Lewiston Auburn area
Florence Machkowsky   1930   1930USFedCensus
clerk
     Greater Portland
Louis Abramson   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Pearl Abramson   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Jacob / Jake / Jack Agger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Robert Agger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Clerk
     Russia
Hymen Henry / Hyman H / Herman Abromson z"l   1936   1936 Abromson
clerk in store
     Greater Waterville
Laura Bonner   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Albert Eisen   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Henry? Peavy   1880   1880FederalCensusMaine
Silas 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
co-owner/operator
     New York
Nathan Yanovich z"l  Forty-Second St Card Shoop 1950s to 1980s co-owner was his wife Re  Harris Gleckman (2013)
Employee
     Lewiston Auburn area
William Blake Cohen z"l  Lewiston Hardward & Plumbing Supply Co 1955   1955 Zelch
Leonard Newell Plavin z"l  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
Manuel Plavin  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
Leonard Salk  Leonard's Upholstery 1955   1955 Zelch
merchant
     Old Town - Orono
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
office manager
     Greater Portland
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
     York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
Jack Simensky z"l  Jack & Larrys Jewelry   Congregation Etz Chaim
owner & operator
     Greater Bangor
Hiram Adelman z"l  H Adelman Department Store Mars Hill  Harry Goldsmith biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
owner / manager
     Greater Portland
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
     Lewiston Auburn area
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
     Greater Bangor
James A or H Cahners  Eastern Furniture, Bangor Gas Co.   Jordan Alpert (2013)
President
     Lewiston Auburn area
Meyer Greene z"l  Lewiston Hardward & Plumbing Supply Co 1955   1955 Zelch
Abraham H Plavin z"l  New England Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
Prop - Lewiston Carpet Center
     Russia
Hymen Henry / Hyman H / Herman Abromson z"l   1955   1955 Zelch
prop jewelry store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Joseph Lampert   1930   1930LewistonCensus
prop. Furniture
Meyer /Myer FOGELMAN   1930   1930LewistonCensus
proprieter, shoe store - employer
     Rumford
Max Greenberg / Greenburg   1930   1930 US Federal Census
proprietor
     Lewiston Auburn area
Nathan Davidson  Herb's Variety Store 1955   1955 Zelch
Harry Salk  Leonard's Upholstery 1955   1955 Zelch
Samuel 'Sam' Shapiro z"l  Boston Furniture 1955   1955 Zelch
proprietor furniture store
     Old Town - Orono
Harry I Goldsmith z"l   1930   1930USFederalCensus 82-7 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
ran
     Bath
Edward Barrett "Veni" Cogan  Cogan Books , wholesale, La Mirada, CA  NathanCoganBathHistory
retail - furniture
     Greater Bangor
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
retail jewlery -"merchant Jeweral"
     Greater Waterville
Eliazer or Elia Russakoff   1920   1920 US Federal Census
retail merchant - department store
     Greater Augusta
Stanley E Chernowsky  Chernowskys Department Store 1930   1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
retail merchant furniture ?
     Old Town - Orono
Abe Epstein   1930   1930USFederalCensus 81-1 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
retail merchant hardware
Nathan Shiro z"l   1930   1930USFederalCensus 80-20 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
retail merchant-jewlery
     Greater Waterville
Susman Russakoff z"l   1920   1920USFederalCensus-Skowhegan
retail sales
     Germany
Rita M Shainbam / Shainblum z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
     Greater Portland
Regina Potolsky z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
retailer
     Rumford
Salomon Steinfeld   1910   1910FedMaineCensus
Salesman
     Lewiston Auburn area
Louis A Greene  Lewiston Hardward & Plumbing Supply Co 1955   1955 Zelch
Stanley Tatken  Globe Vacuum Stores 1955   1955 Zelch
salesman - furniture
     Bath
Julius "Jay" Povich z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
Morris E "Matie" Povich z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
     Greater Biddeford
Jacob Filler z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census - Saco
     Greater Portland
Arthur J Nelson z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census - Saco
     Sanford
Samuel Cook   1920   1920 US Fed Census - Sanford
salesman - furniture store
     Greater Augusta
Samuel W Mack   1930 furniture store  1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
     Greater Biddeford
Samuel S Shapiro   1930   1930FedCensusBiddeford
salesman - f___ing store
     Greater Augusta
Harold Freedman   1930   1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
salesman - jewelry co
     Lewiston Auburn area
Charles L Supovitz   1920   1920USFedCensus
Salesman - Jewelry Store
     Greater Portland
Aaron H Brenner   1920   1920 US Federal Census
salesman - novelty store
     Greater Bangor
Louis A Emdur z"l   1920   1920 US Fed Census- Bar Harbor
Salesman - retail fuel concern
     Greater Portland
Joseph Brenner z"l   1940   1940 US Federal Census
salesman furniture
     Lewiston Auburn area
Samuel Minsky z"l   1930   1930LewistonCensus
salesman, general merchandise
     Greater Waterville
David Rosenthal   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 3B
salesperson
     Greater Portland
Sherman Setlin z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
saleswoman - department store
     Bath
Belle / Bell Levin z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
saleswoman - country store
     Greater Biddeford
Minnie / Mina Goldstone z"l   1910   1910FedCensusBiddeford
Saleswoman - Dry Goods
     Cumberland County
(excluding Greater Portland)
Max Bernstein z"l   1920   1920FederalCensus
saleswoman - dry goods store
     Belfast
Sarah Frankel z"l   1920   1920 US Fed Census -Belfast
     Brunswick
Esther / Augusta Abelon   1930   1930 US Fed Census Brunswick
     Greater Bangor
Marion Frankel z"l   1920   1920 US Fed Census -Belfast
second hand furn.
     Lewiston Auburn area
Harry Isaacson z"l   1930   1930LewistonCensus
second hand store - own shop
Hyman H / Haman Dennis   1920   1920USFedCensus
secretary - glass retail store
     Greater Portland
Sophie Germaine z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
shipper - wholesale
     Lewiston Auburn area
Lewis Meltzer   1920   1920USFedCensus
shipping clerk
     Greater Bangor
Harry Ellis   1932   HainesMarriageRecords
stenographer - furniture store
     Greater Portland
Ethel Mehlman   1930   1930 Portland City Directory / 1930 US Federal Census Maine
stenographer - trading store
     Bath
Rose / Rosie Weinblatt   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
stenographer - wholesale market
Sophia Weinblatt   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
store
     Greater Waterville
Philip Seltzer   1920   1920USFederalMECensus, pg 1b
Celia C  Shiro z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 5A
store keeper - city retail
     Greater Augusta
Ida Freedman   1930   1930 US Fed Census-Augusta
storekeeper
     Bath
Samuel (now 8916) Cronsberg   1930   1930 US Federal Census - Maine
     Greater Biddeford
Ha* Shapiro   1910   1910FedCensusBiddeford
     Greater Portland
Max Astor z"l   1920   Workman Circle - Arbriter Ring - Portland1917-1921records pg 180
     Greater Rockland
Bertha Cassman   1930   1930 US Fed Census Rockland
storekeeper "Stor Kiper"
     Greater Portland
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
     Bath
Samuel R "Sam" "Sammy" Levin z"l  Bath Department Store   Bath Department Store - Advert 9
     Greater Bangor
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
     Greater Portland
Sara Charlotte Silver z"l  Nonesuch Books   Sherri Quint (2018)
     Greater Rockland
Isaac Mikelsky / Mikels z"l  Mikels' Furniture 1922   Mikelsky's Furniture Store - Advert
wholesale jeweler
     New York
Robert Carl Barnstone z"l   1930   Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
worked at
     state-wide Maine
Samuel Davis z"l  Federal Furniture Co Portland  Mt Sinai Plot Index
worker
     Greater Bangor
Henrietta Rolnick z"l  The Picture and Gift Shop   Sherri Quint (2018)

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