A.J. Dundas

Merchant
1900-1943

Front Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

FAMILIES: Dundas

Abraham James “A.J.” Dundas (1873-1943), a native of Russia, immigrated to the United States in 1892. By 1900, he had settled in Georgetown, South Carolina, where he was the proprietor of a jewelry and watchmaking store on Front Street. He operated the business until his passing in 1943.

Main Image: Obituary for Abraham James Dundas, 1943. Reprinted from The State, October 15, 1943.

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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