Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Neuman Kanter


Photographer: N. Kanter
Edwardsville, Pa.

Neuman Kanter
(6 Apr 1873 - 22 Dec 1934)

His DOB and immigration dates vary from document to document. The dates used here are from his immigration petition.

Neuman Kanter was apparently a very enterprising person. In 1904 he was operating a wholesale liquor business, a grocery and meat market and a photograph studio. This was all at 504 E Main, Edwardsville, PA, which was also where he lived.

1873
Birth in Minsk, Russia
1889 Sep 11
(Naturalization Card) immigration to US, occupation as photographer
1894
marriage to Rose Wolpow

1895
Naturalization papers as photographer
1900
(US Census) Edwardsville, PA, as liquor dealer
1901
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) not listed anywhere
1902
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) Edwardsville, PA, as photographer, whlsle liquor, 504 Main
1903
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) not listed in directory
1904
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) Edwardsville,PA, as photographer, whlsle liquor, meat mkt, 504 Main
1905
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) not listed in directory

1910 - 1920
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) as liquor wholesaler
1921 - 1925
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) as men’s clothing with Wasserstrom
1933
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) as “Confectioner” but still in clothing business with Wasserstrom
1934
death in Wilkes-Barre, PA

The cabinet card at the left must have been done in 1902 or 1904.

Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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