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Philip Lown

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Thank you to Elliott Epstein for the photo
Note: Auburn’s “shoe Jews” were major supporters of L-A’s synagogues and Community Center. Most moved here from Massachusetts to start factories or take over local companies in Auburn’s once booming shoe industry, which had been weakened by the Great Depression, domestic competition and the bitter 1937 labor strike that shut down the industry for 14 weeks. Philip Lown, owner of Lown Shoes, Inc., was the uncle of renown cardiologist, inventor and nuclear disarmament activist Bernard Lown.
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