Bogen’s Department Store


Greenwood, SC


In 1932, Bogen’s Department Store opened in Greenwood, South Carolina, with Edward J. Bogen (1908-1977) as its president, Belle Daring Bogen (1908-1991) as its secretary, and Joseph B. Bogen (1875-1952) as its treasurer. Joseph Bogen retired in 1934.

Main Image: Reprinted from The State, November 13, 1932.

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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