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Title Newspaper clippings: Sol Fisher (of S. Fisher & Co., Hoboken) death notice & obituary, Yonkers, Oct. 21-22, 1951.
Object Name Obituary
Catalog Number 2011.058.0014
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Gift of Lewis Korn.
Scope & Content Newspaper clippings in facsimile: Sol Fisher (of S. Fisher & Co., Hoboken) death notice & obituary, Yonkers, Oct. 21-22, 1951. Digital files only. Full text of each is in notes.

Fisher died on October 20, 1951. He was the S. Fisher in the name of the S. Fisher & Co. that was a wholesale manufacturer in Hoboken of candy and confectionery products from 1902-1937.

1. Death notice, The Herald Statesman, Yonkers (N.Y.), October 22, 1951.

2. Obituary, no newspaper stated, but apparently a local one for Yonkers, probably Oct. 21 or 22, 1951.
Notes Death notice

Yonkers OCT 22 1951
FISHER - Sol, on October 20th, 1951. Age
eighty-two. Dear husband of the late
Anna Walk Fisher. Beloved father of
Mitchell Salem Fisher, Joseph N. Fisher,
Clara Fisher Pollak, Ethel Fisher Korn.
Devoted brother of Asher C. Fisher and
Morris C. Fisher. Cherished grandfather
of Ann, Henry, Lewis and Edward Pollak,
Franklin, Joanne and Wesley Fisher,
Nancy and Elliott Fisher and Lewis
Korn. Reposing at The Riverside, 76th
Street and Amsterdam Avenue, N. Y. C.
Funeral from Temple Emanu El of Yon-
kers, 63 Hamiltonn Avenue Yonkers, on
Tuesday, October 23rd, at 1 P. M.
Temple Emanu El of Yonkers, N. Y.,
mourns the passing of its revered member
Sol Fisher.
Leon H. Hershaft, President.

[end death notice]

Sol Fisher, 82,
Candy Business
Founder, Dies
Sol Fisher of 322 Park Hill Ave-
nue, one of the founders of S.
Fisher and Company, candy manu-
facturers and one of the largest
suppliers of F. W. Woolworth,
died Saturday at Yonkers Profes-
sional Hospital. He was eighty-
two years old.
Mr. Fisher organized the busi-
ness with his brothers near the!
turn of the century. They 0per-
ated it in Hoboken, N. J. for 35
years, until their retirement in
Through the years Mr. Fisher's
mechanical and inventive abilities
were used to develop the plant,
which employed more than 200
Born In Lithuania
He was born in Walkewiski,
Lithuania, a son of the late Fischel
and Leah Cohen Fisher, and came
to America at the age of thirteen.
He lived in Topeka, Kansas, for
some years before joining his
! brothers in the East.
After his retirement Mr. Fisher
lived in New York City for a time
before moving to Yonkers to live
with his daughter and son-in-law,
Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Pollak.
He was one of the founders of
and a contributor to the Hebrew
Home for Orphans and Aged in
North Hudson, N. J., and belonged
to Jordan Lodge, B'nai B'rith, and
the Golden Rule Lodge of Masons.
Surviving, besides his daughter,
are two sons. Dr. Mitchell Salem
Fisher of New York City, and
Nathan J. Fisher of Los Angeles,
Calif.; one other daughter, Mrs.
Ethel Fisher Korn of North Ber-
gen, N. J.; ten grandchildren; and
two brothers, Asher C. Fisher of
New York and Morris C. Fisher of
Union City, N. J.

People Fisher, Sol
Date 1951
Year Range from 1951
Year Range to 1951
Search Terms S. Fisher & Company (wholesale confectioners)
Caption 1: death notice Sol Fisher
Imagefile 139\20110580014.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce