Benjamin Levinson

c.1912 - c.1944

Bishopville, SC

FAMILIES: Levinson

Benjamin Levinson (1885-1944), who immigrated to the United States from Latvia in 1903, worked as a merchant in Bishopville, South Carolina, selling dry goods, general merchandise, and clothes. Towards the end of his life, he was the proprietor of a retail ready-to-wear store in Bishopville.

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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