Ryttenberg & Company


Sumter, SC

FAMILIES: Ryttenberg

After the closure of J. Ryttenberg & Sons around 1905, Abe Ryttenberg (1861-1927) founded Ryttenberg & Company. Managed by Sumter businessman Robert Henry Witherspoon (1878-1929), Ryttenberg & Company operated as a wholesale grocery and supplier of agricultural products. Ryttenberg & Company closed its doors after Witherspoon’s death in 1929.

Main Image: Ryttenberg & Company advertisement. Reprinted from The Item, March 19, 1923.

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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