Aaron Lipsitz (1853-1922) owned a general merchandise store in Burton, South Carolina. On July 1, 1922, a man robbed and assaulted Lipsitz in his store. Lipsitz died at the Thompson Memorial of the Riverside Infirmary in Charleston on July 11, 1922, from the wounds he sustained during the robbery. After Lipsitz’s death, his son and daughter-in-law took over the store.
Main Image: Reprinted from The State, July 6, 1922.