Montana

The Alweis Family and Jasons Men’s Store of Billings, Montana

The Alweis Family Values Codes, I-E-L    Jessie Nachman was born in 1882 in London, England. She worked in her father’s tailor shop. She was a talented seamstress. In the early 1900s, Jessie Nachman and her sisters journeyed to America, where they joined the Kenoffel family in […]

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Sam Vinner: Jewish Jeweler of Billings, Montana

Sam Vinner Values Codes, I – E – L    Sam Vinner was born in a town on the Russia-Manchuria border in 1886. His wealthy family of tanners sent him to London, England for his education.   Along the way . . . After completing a jewelers apprenticeship, […]

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Alfred Abraham Wagner: Jewish Merchant of Billings, Montana

Alfred Abraham Wagner Values Codes, I – E – L    Alfred Wagner was born in Bielitz, Austria, in 1886. In 1901, at the age of 15, he ran away from home because of a strict father, and came to the United States to stay with his uncle. […]

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Max Friedwald, Jewish “Scholar” & Saloon Keeper of Billings, Montana

Max Friedwald Values Codes, I-E-L-P   Max Friedwald was born in Poland, in 1865. When he came to America, he went to Deadwood, South Dakota, where he operated a saloon before moving to Billings.   Billings, Montana Max Friedwald  owned and operated a saloon in Billings. He also owned a […]

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The Lipsker Family, Successful Merchants of Billings, Montana

The Lipsker Family Values Codes, I – E – L – P  Aaron Lipsker was born circa 1889, in Romania.   Billings Aaron Lipsker was the first in his family to arrive in Billings, Montana. He opened a small clothing store. Hyme Lipsker, born 1888, joined his brother […]

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Louis Harron: Namesake of Temple Beth Arron & Beth Arron Cemetery in Billings, Montana

Louis Harron Values Codes, I – E – L – P   Louis Harron was born in 1873, in Kalwarje, Lithuania. Louis Harron came to the United States in 1894, at the age of 21, working in the Washington, DC area.   Billings He came to Billings, […]

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