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.

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

Naturalization papers as photographer
(US Census) Edwardsville, PA, as liquor dealer
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) not listed anywhere
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) Edwardsville, PA, as photographer, whlsle liquor, 504 Main
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) not listed in directory
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) Edwardsville,PA, as photographer, whlsle liquor, meat mkt, 504 Main
(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
(Wilkes-Barre city directory) as “Confectioner” but still in clothing business with Wasserstrom
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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