Auto Sales, Auto Repairs, Auto Supplies and related industries
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

auto dealer
Hermin Erwin / Hyman Shapiro z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1930   1930LewistonCensus
Samuel 'Sam' Shapiro z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1930   1930LewistonCensus
auto instructor
Edward I Meltzer    New York 1938   HainesMarriageRecords
Auto Parts
Moses L "Moe" Friedman z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
Samuel H 'Sam' Lelansky z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
Harold Maurice Miller z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
automobile business
Jacob "Jack" Rapaport z"l    Greater Bangor 1930   HainesMarriageRecords
automobile salesman
Benjamin "Bunny" Bornstein z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1930   Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
Automobile salesman
George Olum z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
Automobile Salesman ???
Frank Tarr z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
automobiledealer
Samuel "Sam" Etscovitz    Aroostook County 1930   1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
cab owner and driver
Norman J Bernstein z"l    state-wide Maine   Madeleine Segal - Apr 2005
Car Dealer
Lewis Bernstein z"l    Greater Portland 1918-1974   Daniel Shapiro (2013)
chauffeur
Bert Space z"l    Pennsylvania 1930   Robert Buzz Rosenberg family tree 2008
clerk - automobile store
LOUIS R Miller    Lewiston Auburn area 1920   1920USFedCensus
Co-Manager
Maurice H / Morris Margolin z"l   Union Sq Travel Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
co-owner
Al / Eli Saperia   Superior Auto Parts, Inc. Greater Biddeford pre-WWII to 1964   Phillip Saperia (2017)
Irving / Israel Saperia z"l   Superior Auto Parts, Inc. Greater Biddeford 1948-1964 Co-owned by Myer and Eli Saperia, brothers  Phillip A Saperia (2016)
Co-Owner Bluestein Auto Parts
Max Bluestein z"l    Greater Bangor 1950\'s   Michael Savitt (2016)
Founder
Joseph D Silverman z"l   Century Tire Company Greater Portland until 1976   Sherri Quint (2018)
garage
Louis Silver    Greater Bangor 1934   HainesMarriageRecords
gas and oil service station
Aaron Diamon    Greater Portland 1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
Gas Station
Hyman Isaac Bell z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
Harry Day z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
General Manager
Shepard N "Shep" Lee z"l   Advance Auto Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
General Manager and VP
Harold M Miller z"l   Twin City Tire Co Lewiston Auburn area   news articles
Manger
ABRAHAM H "Abe" MOGUL z"l   Union Sq Taxi Co Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
mechanic - garage
Reuben Sneider z"l    Greater Biddeford 1930   1930FedCensusBiddeford
not classified yet
Ellis Elbum Waterman z"l   State Motor Company, ME Greater Portland 1938 Father of Arthur Waterman  State Motor Co. vehicles, Portland, ca. 1938
Isadore D. Wiener z"l   Wiener's Parlor Bus Co Lewiston Auburn area 1935   Wiener's Parlor Bus, Auburn
Belle S Wolf z"l   State Motor Company, ME Greater Portland 1938 Mother of Arthur Waterman  State Motor Co. vehicles, Portland, ca. 1938
owner
Abraham Kaplan z"l   Greyhound Bus Greater Portland 2011   Glenyce Miller Kaplan interview by David Freidenreich
Jack Rapoport   Rapaport Lincoln-Mercury Greater Bangor 2012   Bangor: Our Jewish Downtown
Irwin Singer   Maine Trailer Leasing Greater Bangor 2012   Bangor: Our Jewish Downtown
Arthur M Waterman z"l   State Motor Company, ME Greater Portland   Minerva/MaineHistorical Society
owner & operator
Charles Shuman   Charlies Motors, Augusta Greater Augusta   Teri Berenson
Owner - Tire Store
Harold Maurice Miller z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
owner / operator
Philip Flock z"l   Flock Buick Co Lewiston Auburn area   Ruth Flock Glazerman
owner/manager
Shepard N "Shep" Lee z"l   Advance Auto Lewiston Auburn area 1980s-2000s   Harris Gleckman (2013)
owner/operator
Isadore "Izzy" Weiner   I D Weiner Parlor Bus Lewiston Auburn area 1950s-1960s   Morris Silverman, 2014 DMJ Presentation at Temple Shalom
Pres
Jacob "Jack" Berman   Harding Auto Sales Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
President
Harry Carr z"l   Adas Yoshuron Synagogue Greater Rockland 1987   Adas Yoshuron 75th Anniversary Commemorative book, part 1
President
Joseph Lifshitz z"l   Advance Auto Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
President
James S Miller z"l   Twin City Tire Co Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
President
James S Miller z"l   Twin City Tire Co Lewiston Auburn area 1958   newspaper articles
Prop
Morris A Baker z"l   Oakdale Auto Co Greater Portland 1955   1955 Zelch
proprietor
Philip Flock z"l   Bisbee Motors Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
Jack J Martel z"l   First National Tire Co Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
proprietor Of filling station
Gordon Striar    Greater Bangor 1935   HainesMarriageRecords
Research Chemical Engineer
Stephen Jaffe   Mobil Oil R&D Bath 1968-2005   Stephen Jaffe (2015)
retail auto accessory
Hyman Isaac Bell z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1930   1930LewistonCensus
salesman automobiles
Joseph Lifshitz z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1930   1930LewistonCensus
salesman garage
Abraham "Abe' Etscovitz    Aroostook County 1930   1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
Max ETSCOVITZ    Aroostook County 1930   1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
salesman, automobile - wage
Nathan Israelson    Rumford 1930   1930 US Federal Census
taxi driver
Samuel Valensky z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
Taxi Driver
Joseph  Winner z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
Tire Dealer
James S Miller z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1936   1936 Abromson
tires
Barney Kaplan z"l    Greater Portland 1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
title not known
Benjamin Braveman   Ben Braveman Tire Shop Greater Bangor 1949 Other Data : 55 Parkview (?) Ave, Bangor - Braveman's Tire Shop  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Benjamin Braveman
Alfred Todtman   Penobscot Auto Parts Massachusetts 1949 Other Data : Garland St - Penobscot Auto Parts auto salesman  B'nai B'rith Membership Record of Alfred Todtman
Transportation Business
Israel  Winner z"l    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
Treasurer
Abraham 'Abe Yud' Zack    Lewiston Auburn area 1955   1955 Zelch
Truck Driver
Abraham Green z"l    state-wide Maine   
Jacob Katman    Greater Portland 1920   1920-Federal Census
truck driver - furniture
Benjamin Levin    Lewiston Auburn area 1920   1920USFedCensus
truck driver dye house
Abraham B / A B Levine z"l    Greater Portland 1930   1930LewistonCensus
Used Automotive Dealer
Benjamin Miller z"l    Greater Rockland 1930   1930 US Fed Census Rockland
Wagon driver
Abraham Cohen    Rumford 1910   1910 US Fed Census - Rumford
work at
Abraham I "Abe" Braveman z"l   Ben Braveman Tire Shop Greater Bangor 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

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