Biography of Isaac Applebaum
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APPLEBAUM, Isaac, railway supplies; born, in Suvolk, Russo Poland, Apr. 19, 1854; son of Harris and Hannah (Burnstein) Applebaum; received education in private school in his native land; came to America, 1868; married, at Detroit, Apr. 19, 1874, Ray Jacobs. Landed in New York from Europe without any funds; started to work as butcher (a business he had learned in the old country), but soon abandoned it and began traveling and buying and selling machinery; in 1877 concentrated upon general railway supplies at Detroit and founded the business in which he has since continued under his own name. Republican. Hebrew. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Member Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias. Recreation: automobiling. Office: 1646 Woodward Ave. Residence: 2902 W. Grand Boul.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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