A. Mannheim


Orangeburg, SC

FAMILIES: Mannheim

Adolph Mannheim (1872-c.1940) was born in Sumter, South Carolina in 1872. His father, German immigrant Henry Mannheim, worked as a tailor, and his mother, English immigrant Catherine Mannheim, kept house. By 1920, Adolph had moved to Orangeburg, South Carolina where he worked as a traveling salesman. That year, an article in Orangeburg newspaper The Times and Democrat listed him as one of the town’s Jewish merchants who donated to the creation of a “South Carolina Memorial.” By 1930, Adolph had stopped peddling goods and was the proprietor of an electric fixture business.

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation.

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