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Samuel Star

Sept 1872Samuel Star arrives in Denison, Texas.
Apr 25, 1874Samuel Star & Emma Eppstein are married in the synagogue in St. Joseph, Missouri.
1877 - 1878Max Grundstein is partner with Charles Waterman & Samuel Star in Waterman, Star & Co., 203 West Main Street, Denison, Texas
- dry goods, clothing, gents furnishing goods. Max Grundstein is a boarder at the Alamo Hotel, Denison, Texas.
1881Original Star Store built at 129-131 West Main Street, Denison, Texas.
1887 - 1892Waterman, Star & Co. moved to 129-131 West Main Street, Denison, Texas.  Grundstein resides at 321 West Gandy Street.
1893 - 1894The store name changes to Star & Grundstein.  Max Grundstein lives at the corner of Gandy & Rusk Streets (301-307 West Gandy).  
Sam Star live at 229 West Gandy.  The surname Waterman is no listed in the Denison City Directory.
1896 - 1897Star & Grundstein store is still in operation.  Max Grundstein lives at 201 West Gandy.  Sam Star lives at 229 West Gandy.
1898 - 1899Star & Grundstein store is still in operation.  Max & Elizabeth M Grundstein live at 307 West Gandy.  Sam Star lives at 229 West
Gandy.  Harrison & Fannie B. Tone live next door to the Grundstein's at 311 West Gandy.  W. B. & Mary Ella Munson also live on
West Gandy.
1899Samuel Star dies.

STAR RESIDENCE
307 WEST GANDY
DENISON, TEXAS
1899 - 1900Max Grundstein is manager of the "Golden Rule" Dry Goods Store - notions, shoes, etc. - at 203 West Main Street.
The Golden Rule Dry Goods Store is owned by Henry Friedenheit (married) who boards at the Union Depot Hotel.
The Grundstein's still reside at 307 West Gandy.
About this time, the residence at 307 West Gandy becomes the Denison Elks Club.  The Denison Elks Club dates back to the
19th century, occupying this location since 1905.  A newer Denison Elks Club building stands on the same site at 307 West Gandy.

Postcard is postmarked 1912.
1901 - 1902The following surnames & businesses are not listed in the Denison City Directory:
     Golden Rule Dry Goods Store
     Grundstein
     Star
Henry Friedenheit is a traveling salesman for L. Eppstein & Son - wholesale liquors, wines, cigars.
He rooms at the A. H. Coffin residence, 516 West Gandy.
L. B. Eppstein is head of the Denison Elks Club.

sources:
Denison City Directory




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