Lewis S. Abrams


Orangeburg, SC


Lewis S. Abrams (c.1885-1936) immigrated to the United States from Poland around 1900. Around 1921, he married Russian immigrant Anna Tobie and moved to Orangeburg, South Carolina. There, he opened a grocery store, which he likely operated until his death in 1936.

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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