Morris Segal and Abraham Robert Suritz


Main Street
Rock Hill, SC

FAMILIES: Segal; Suritz

Morris Segal and Abraham Robert Suritz (1906-1991), a Latvian immigrant, owned a jewelry store on Main Street in Rock Hill. Suritz moved to Washington, D.C. in 1960, before he moved to Boca Raton, Florida in 1974.

Main Image: Suritz (right) at S.C. Council of Human Relations Meeting (1955), courtesy Richland Library, Columbia, SC

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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