Aronson Awning Company


Orangeburg, SC


In 1951, Harold Marion Aronson (1919-2020) founded the Aronson Awning Company in Orangeburg, South Carolina, which sells a wide variety of exterior home features, including awnings, garage doors, and seamless gutters. Born in Lane, South Carolina, Aronson was educated in Bayonne, New Jersey. After finishing school, he returned to South Carolina to help run his father’s business in Kingstree. After serving in World War II, Aronson moved to Orangeburg, South Carolina, where married Rose Louise Rich (1922-2004) and founded his awning business.

Main Image: Aronson Awning Company advertisement. Reprinted from The Times and Democrat, November 30, 1983.


Above Image: Harold Aronson, c. 1946. Reprinted from The Times and Democrat, October 1, 1980.

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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