Leader’s

Clothier
1938-1996

Main Street
Rock Hill, SC

FAMILIES: Leader

Ben Leader (1908-1974) and Miriam Leader (1908-1982)moved from New York to Rock Hill by 1938 and opened Leader’s, a ready-to-wear ladies clothing store. The store closed in 1996.

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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