Harry Efron Retail Liquor Store

Liquor Store
1920s-1940s

Corner of East Hayne and B Lane in the Alley
Aiken, SC

FAMILIES: Efron and Fadem

Harry Efron (1898-1999), who immigrated to the United States with his parents, Morris Efron (1869-1918) and Ida Surasky Efron (1867-1949), in 1900, moved to Aiken from St. Louis, Missouri by 1921. He operated a liquor store at the corner of East Hayne and B Lane in the Alley and also established H. Efron Taxi Company, which he later sold to his brother, Isadore Efron. He and his wife, Mary Fadem Efron (1902-1974), retired to St. Louis by 1950.

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation. Longtime members of the JHSSC, Mr. Arnold obm, a merchant himself, and Mr. Farbstein obm were both children of South Carolina Jewish merchants.

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