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  • Name: Samuel "Sam" Lewenstein
  • Location of Birth: Russia
  • Date of Birth: April 18, 1888
  • Date of Death: July 26, 1963
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    World War I Registration Card
    Name: Samuel Lewenstein
    Age: 29
    Home address: Mesaba, Minnesota
    Date of birth: April 18, 1888
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Place of birth: Kovarsk, Russia, Urope (sic)
    If not a citizen, what country: -----
    Present occupation: Store keeper
    By whom employed: Myself
    Where employed: Mesaba
    Dependents to support: Mother
    Marital status: Single
    Race: Caucasian
    Prior military service: No
    Claim exception from draft: On account of mother
    Tall, medium, or short: 5' - 6 3/4"
    Slender, medium or stout: Stout
    Color of eyes: Brown
    Color of hair: Dark brown
    Bald: No
    Disability: No
    Date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Place of registration: Mesaba precinct, St. Louis, Minnesota

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    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Sam Lewenstein conducted a hardware and dry goods store in Marble, Minnesota for forty years before his retirement in 1955. Since that time he made his home in Duluth, Minnesota. He was a charter member and life time member of Poppe-Smuk-Appelget Post 327, Marble; a member of Canisteo Masonic Lodge of Coleraine; a member of the Adas Israel Congregation and the Jewish Fellowship Club, Duluth.

    Sam died in Duluth and is buried in Tifereth Israel Cemetery, Arnold, Minnesota (Section C, Row 15). He is survived by three sons, Irvin, Morris and Harry; two sisters, Dora Lewenstein and Mrs. Oscar Covet; and six grandchildren.

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