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Sam Fefferman was born in 1885, in Poduloesky, Russia.
In 1897, at 12 years of age, Sam Fefferman came to America, settling in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his widowed mother and two brothers.
He worked as a peddler by day and studied English at night.
In 1901, Sam Fefferman went to work for Gordon & Ferguson as a furrier.
In 1902, Sam Fefferman moved to Billings, Montana.
Fefferman’s store was located at 25th and Minnesota Ave.
There he dealt in hides, furs, wool, and metal, buying and re-selling in a business route that ranged over 800 miles from his Billings base.
Sam Fefferman was a Charter Member of Billing’s B’nai Brith Lodge in 1917
Sam Fefferman married Annie Samuel.
His two brothers eventually came to Billings and each married a sister of Annie.
Their daughter, Frieda, married Hyme Lipsker.
- Coleman, Julie L. Golden Opportunities: A Biographical History of Montana’s Jewish Communities. Helena, Montana: SkyHouse Publishers, 1994.
- Moses Morris papers, 1894-1932. Montana Historical Society Research Center – Archives and Photographs Archives. http://184.108.40.206/archivegrid/collection/data/420247227
- Birth/Death Date information from findagrave.com
- Montana Women’s History. http://montanawomenshistory.org/using-quilts-as-a-window-into-montana-womens-history/#more-2082
Samantha Silver is our Curator for this Sam Fefferman Exhibit.
We need pictures and more information to help fill out this exhibit.