Jacob Needle


526 King Street; 547 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403


In 1892, Jacob Needle (1869-1932), the son of Charleston clothing merchants Harris (c.1841-1904) and Rebecca Needle (c.1841-1909), opened a clothing store at 526 King Street in Charleston, SC. The business remained in operation through at least 1931, with its final location being at 547 King Street.

Main Image: Jacob Needle was listed under Charleston as a dealer of Lee brand union-alls in this advertisement printed in The State on April 5, 1920.

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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