Biography of Michael J. Wolf
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MICHAEL J. WOLF, proprietor of "Marion Infants' Wear," an infants' wear shop in The Bronx, is a son of Areie and Sesil Wolf, both of Austrian birth, both living, the father engaged in the fruit business. In Austria the elder Mr. Wolf served for a time in the Austrian Army.

Michael J. Wolf was born in Narol, Austria, September 15, 1891, and came to the United States with his parents at the age of twelve. He had little opportunity for education, but being ambitious, attended night school in New York City while he was working. For seven years he was employed by Max Breman in a store on Avenue B, Manhattan, and then was salesman with the J. H. Semel Company for a period of six years. In 1916 Mr. Wolf opened up his own shop in The Bronx, under the name of "Marion Infants' Wear," and now has two shops on Fordham Road, both specializing in infants' wear. He is a member of the Fordham Mercantile Association, The Bronx Board of Trade, and Veritas Lodge, No. 734, Free and Accepted Masons, and his religious connections are with the Jacob Schiff Center.

Mr. Wolf married, in The Bronx, March 11, 1917; Rose Feiden, a daughter of Aaron Peiden, of Connecticut, and they have one son, Martin, born March 18, 1918.

From:
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


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