Oregon Jewish Pioneers

Some Early Jewish Pioneers of Oregon

Some Early Oregon Jewish Pioneers   1850 to 1860 The California Gold Rush spurred much of the Jewish movement from the East Coast, Midwest, and California to Oregon. Jewish merchants moved west to profit from storekeeping in mining towns. When one gold camp or town dried up,

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Louis Fleischner: Early Jewish Pioneer Merchant and Community Leader of Portland, Oregon

Louis Fleischner Value Codes  I – E – L – P   Louis Fleischner was born in 1827 in Vogelgesang, Bohemia, now Czechoslovakia. Fleischner arrived in New York  at 15 years of age.   Along the way . . . Louis Fleischner first went to Philadelphia, where

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