Lester Weinberg


Kingstree, SC

FAMILIES: Weinberg

Lester Stanley Weinberg (1893-1937), son of Aaron Weinberg (1841-1919) and Rosa Levi Weinberg (1855-1923), operated a grocery store in Kingstree, South Carolina around 1920. Prior to opening the store, Weinberg worked as a salesman in his brother Leon’s grocery store in Manning, South Carolina. Weinberg closed his store sometime in the 1920s and began working as a life insurance agent.

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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