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     Bath
Alvin E Gediman z"l  Gediman Appliance Store 1954 - 1968   Sherri Quint (2019)
- Peddler
     Greater Bangor
Charles / Meyer Miller z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
- _ar__ suplies
Isadore / Isador Cohen z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
5 & 10 store
     Greater Rockland
Harmon ? Davis   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
antique - dealer
     Greater Bangor
Hymen / Herman Stern   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
antique dealer
Louis Israel 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
Anna / Annie Bloom z"l     EILEEN SHULMAN (2015)
Antique dealer - antiques
     Greater Rockland
Edward M Gordon z"l   1940   1940 US Federal Census Rockland
antiques
     Greater Portland
Robert Arnowitz z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
     Greater Waterville
James L Cook z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 6B
assistant manager
     Greater Augusta
Stanley E Chernowsky   1913/1914   AugustaRegisters1913/1914
     Greater Portland
Lewis H Kriger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Israel Mack z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
     Greater Waterville
Morris Roes   1930 (Chain store)  1930USFederalMECensus, pg 20B
Attendant - Gas Station
     Greater Bangor
Louis "Louie" Silver   1940   1940 US Federal Census Orono
Attendant-Gasoline Filling Station
     Greater Biddeford
Bernard Shapiro   1940   1940 US Fed Census Biddeford
book keepr - department store
     Greater Bangor
Susan Serell   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
bookkeeper
     Lewiston Auburn area
Sylvia Burston    1955   1955 Zelch
bookkeeper-hardware store
Lottie Burston   1940   1940 US Fed Census Lewiston
business manager, store
     Greater Waterville
Isadore Paikowsky   1920   1920USFederalMECensus, pg 1b
businessman
     Greater Bangor
Max Cohen z"l   187 Exchange Street  Jordan Alpert (2013)
Buyer
     state-wide Maine
Edith Fink z"l  Rines Brothers   Sherri Quint (2018)
buyer - department store
     Greater Bangor
Nettie Marcus   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
buyer - dept. store
Annie H Ginsberg   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
Cleaner
     Lewiston Auburn area
Max H Friedler   1936   1936 Abromson
Jack M. Stack   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
Clerical-Counter factory
Anne / Annie Greene   1940   US Fed Census - Auburn
clerk
     Greater Portland
Louis Abramson   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Pearl Abramson   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Robert Agger z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Clerk
     Poland
Hymen Henry / Hyman H / Herman Abromson z"l   1936   1936 Abromson
clerk - furniture
     Lewiston Auburn area
David J Levin   1920   1920USFedCensus
clerk - retail dry goods
Annie Ross z"l   1920   1920LewistonCensus
Sarah / Sara Ann Ross z"l   1920   1920LewistonCensus
clerk - retail meal store
     Greater Bangor
Max E Gotlib z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
clerk - store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Marion Supovitz   1920   1920USFedCensus ED: 5 Pg: 4 Ln: 5
Marion Supovitz   1920   1920USFedCensus
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
Clerk-cut rate store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Edward Lesovsky   1940   US Fed Census - Auburn
Clerk-Ret. Men's store
     Greater Biddeford
Benjamin Remar z"l   1940   1940 US Fed Census Biddeford
Clerk-Retail Clothing Store
     York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
Raymond / Raymon Polakewich z"l   1940   1940 US Fed Census Biddeford
Clerk-State Liquor Store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Henry BEAN   1940   US Fed Census - Auburn
Clerk-store
Donald "Don" Sprince z"l   1940   1940 US Fed Census Lewiston
co-founder
     Greater Bangor
Anna P Abrahams z"l  The Picture and Gift Shop   obituary
co-owner with brother Henry
     Bath
Arthur W Gediman z"l  Arthur W Gediman   Bath Independent adverts
Arthur W Gediman z"l  Gediman Bros 1923 - 1951   Bath City Directories
Co-Owner-Retail Shoe Store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Moses Shakin   1940   US Fed Census - Auburn
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)
Dealer-Variety store
     Greater Augusta
Michael "Mike" Levine   1940   1940 US Fed Census - Augusta
dry goods dealer on Middle Street
     Greater Portland
David Harold Shalit z"l   1880 - 1890s   Ben Band
Floor girl
     Aroostook County
Jean Salav (Solov)   1940   1940 US Federal Census - Sanford
Jean Salav (Solov)   1940   1940 US Federal Census - Sanford
Floor Lady
Laura L Freidman / Friedman   1940   1940 US Federal Census -Gardiner
Manager, 5 + 10 cent store
     Greater Waterville
Isaac Paikowsky   1910   1910USFederalMECensus,pg 7b
market retail
     Greater Portland
Isadore Tarr z"l   1930   1930LewistonCensus
merchant
     Old Town - Orono
Abraham Podolsky z"l  Greens Novelty Store 1949   B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Abraham Podolsky
merchant (store)
     Greater Waterville
Sarah Barron z"l   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 13A
merchant, retail -- goods - employer
     Rumford
Morris Greenman z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census
Merchant/Retailer
     Greater Rockland
Samuel S Shapiro   1930   1930 US Fed Census Rockland
Operator
     Greater Portland
Abraham Leibowitz z"l  Surplus Store first store opened in 1946 - had stores in Maine & New Hampshire  Sherri Quint (2019)
Owned
     Greater Augusta
Harold "Archie" Leibowitz z"l  Archie's Army and Navy Store 1948 - 1978   Lenora Leibowitz (2019)
owner
     Greater Bangor
Julius Howard Gass z"l  Gass Office Supply   Bangor: Our Jewish Downtown
owner & operator
Hiram Adelman z"l  H Adelman Department Store Mars Hill  Harry Goldsmith biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
owner / operator
     Sanford
Samuel Schwartz z"l  drugstore (Schwartz family)   Joan Baker Warren - letter Sept 2014
     York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
Anna Schwartz z"l  drugstore (Schwartz family) Main St / sold magazines, over the counter drugs and some food   Joan Baker Warren - letter Sept 2014
owner and operator
     Old Town - Orono
Alta M Cutler z"l  Cutler's Women's Shop   Obituary
Owner Chernowsky\' s Dept Store
     Greater Augusta
Vernon L or S Segal z"l     Elaine Miller (2015)
owner operator
     Greater Portland
Samuel Dorfman  Dougherty Drug Co   Bath City Directory 1922-1923
owner/operator
Harry K Goldberg z"l  Globe Vacuum Stores   Charles Brand
     Lewiston Auburn area
Morris M Silverman  Barefoot Trader   Nancy Levinsky Lew Sun Jrnl
Harry Trobe  Arnold's Cut Rate (now 8428) 1950s-1960s   Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
partner with brother - dry goods store
     Greater Portland
William M Shine z"l   1880 - 1890s   Ben Band / Appendix B
periodical store
     Lewiston Auburn area
Herman Berman   1930   1930LewistonCensus
president
     Greater Bangor
James A or H Cahners  Eastern Furniture, Bangor Gas Co.   Jordan Alpert (2013)
printer
     Greater Portland
Irving Lourie z"l  L L Bean before World War II   Ava Bradley Lourie
Prop - Lewiston Carpet Center
     Poland
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
Ira Goldman  Arnold's Cut Rate (now 8428) 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 jewlery -"merchant Jeweral"
     Greater Waterville
Eliazer or Elia Russakoff   1920   1920 US Federal Census
retail merchant furniture ?
     Old Town - Orono
Abe Epstein   1930   1930USFederalCensus 81-1 : ColbyStudentsSummer2011
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
saleman dept. st.
     Lewiston Auburn area
Paul Schlickman   1930   1930LewistonCensus
Sales lady
Fanny Gottesfeld   1936   1936 Abromson
Salesman
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, general merchandise
     Greater Waterville
David Rosenthal   1930   1930USFederalMECensus, pg 3B
salesperson
     Greater Portland
Sherman Setlin z"l     ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
Saleswoman
Betty Picker Simonds z"l   1961-1985   Fred Simonds (2017)
saleswoman - department store
     Bath
Belle / Bell Levin z"l   1930   1930 US Fed Census Bath
saleswoman - country store
     Greater Biddeford
Minnie P/ 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 Abelon   1930   1930 US Fed Census Brunswick
     Greater Bangor
Marion / Marian 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
shipper - wholesale
Lewis Meltzer   1920   1920USFedCensus
shipping clerk
     Greater Bangor
Harry Ellis   1932   HainesMarriageRecords
store
     Greater Waterville
Philip Seltzer   1920   1920USFederalMECensus, pg 1b
Cecelia 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
     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)
traveling saleman
     Lewiston Auburn area
Frank Tarr z"l  Geiger Brothers, Maine 1950s- to his retirement   Harris Gleckman (2013)
traveling sales
     Greater Waterville
Sigmund Gallert   1900   1900 US Fed Census - Waterville
traveling sales
Sigmund Gallert   1900   1900USFederalMECensus,pg 173a
traveling salesman
     Greater Augusta
Mayer Selbing   1913/1914   AugustaRegisters1913/1914
     Greater Portland
Mitchell Goffin z"l     
     Greater Rockland
Phillip I Rosenberg   1910   1910CensusRussianBornYiddishSpeaking
traveling salesman - dry goods
     Greater Bangor
Harold Sterns   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
     Greater Waterville
David Rosenthal   1910   1910 US Fed Census - Bar Harbor
traveling salesman - fruit
     Greater Bangor
Morris Chase z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
traveling salesman - R__ Drugs ?
     York County
(excluding Greater Biddeford, OOB, and Sanford-Springvale)
James S Bell z"l   1930   1930 US Federal Census Bangor
travelling salesman - shoe factory
     Lewiston Auburn area
Moses L "Moe" Friedman z"l   1920   1920USFedCensus
variety store
     Greater Portland
Samuel O Cox z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Samuel O Cox z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Herman / Harmon / Harlow Davis z"l   1920   1920 US Fed Census Rockland
Ethel H Kaplan z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
     Greater Rockland
Harmon ? Davis   1912 - 1913   RocklandJewishCommunityListing1912-1913
Isaac Mikelsky / Mikels z"l   1892-1893   Bath, Maine, City Directory, 1892-1893
Annie Rubenstein   1912 - 1913   RocklandJewishCommunityListing1912-1913
Vending Machines
     Lewiston Auburn area
Harry Berman   1955   1955 Zelch