Posted by Kevin E Ahern on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 08:18:33 :
In Reply to: M Friedman & Co. OFARRELL AT POLK posted by Tom on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 13:16:35 :
The furniture company M. Friedman & Co. is listed in SF directories from after 1885 until about 1925. It is, However, never at "O'Farrell at Polk"; it is in the 200 block of Stockton 1885-1895 and the 200-block of Post 1900-1925. The owner was Marx [often Max] Friedman, b. Russia, July 1849, d. SF, 4 Aug 1934, wf. Julia [Sloane?], lots of children.
: I have an oak dresser made by M Friedman & Co.
: On the back is a decal or stencil that says :
: M Friedman & Co. O'FARRELL AT POLK San Francisco.
: Can anyone tell me when this company was in business at this location?
: Was it prior to the 1906 earthquake?
: Thank you...Tom
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