LOUIS ABRAMS - As a member of the concern of Cohen and Abrams, Louis Abrams has been actively engaged in real
estate brokerage in The Bronx, since 1904. Mr. Abrams is a son of Abraham Louis and Esther Abrams, the father having
died in 1897, the mother in 1878. Mr. Abrams's father, who was a business man, but retired before his decease,
was a native of Poland, and although he came to the
United States for a time, later returned to his native country where he died.
Louis Abrams was born in Kietno, Poland, November 20, 1876, but came to the United States at the age of nine and
attended the public schools of New York City. De left school and went to work at the age of fifteen. Much of Mr.
Abrams' business life was spent in traveling for the Myles jewelry concern of Maiden Lane, New York City, ten years
being spent in traveling in the United Kingdom. In 1904, however, he returned to the United States and entered
the real estate field, operating for the most part in The Bronx. Under the firm name of Cohen and Abrams he is
very active in this field and has been associated with many successful projects.
Mr. Abrams is a member of the Allied Business Men's Association and is connected with several organizations. He
is affiliated with the Republican party, and the Prospect Avenue Synagogue.
Mr. Abrams married, in Manhattan, July 2, 1910, Anna Schnidenman, daughter of Morris and Bella Schniderman. Mr.
and Mrs. Abrams have three children: Isidore, born June 4, 1911; Harold, born May 15, 1914; and Charles, born April
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927
Bronx County, NY
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