Pill Box Pharmacy


Kingstree, SC

FAMILIES: Drucker; Heiden

The son of Charles “Charlie” Drucker (1902-1975) and Anna Levinson Drucker (1903-1965), Harold Herbert “Herb” Drucker (1924-2002) moved to Kingstree around 1938 with his parents and brother, Jerome “Jerry” Drucker (1930-2005). Charles Drucker later opened Kingstree Cut Rate Drug Store. After he graduated from Kingstree High School, H. Herbert Drucker attended the University of South Carolina, where he earned a degree in pharmacy. He then returned to Kingstree and worked in his father’s drug store until he opened Pill Box Pharmacy in 1972. H. Herbert Drucker retired in 1994.

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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