Sam Brick


Clio, SC


Samuel “Sam” Brick (1873-1943) was born in Russia to Mr. and Mrs. Hersh “Harry” Brick and immigrated to the United States around 1897. Upon arriving in the US, he moved to Marlboro County and settled in McColl. Shortly thereafter, he opened a dry goods store in Clio which went bankrupt in 1904. After that, he moved to Oklahoma where he operated another dry goods store for approximately forty years. He returned to South Carolina to work as a salesman in Bishopville in the 1930s and passed in 1943.

Main Image: Bankruptcy announcement for Sam Brick. Reprinted from The Marlboro Democrat, February 5, 1904.

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