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 Ben M Byers

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Ben M Byers

  • Birth 18 Jan 1872 Poland
  • Death 15 Feb 1958 Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 31998591

Born in Shtabeen, Poland he came to Lehight in 1890 and was a merchant there for 30 years. He was vicepresident of the Lehigh National Bank. He moved to OKC in 1920 and engaged in both retail and wholesale dry goods business until his death.
Soon after moving to Lehight Byers became the leader and organizer of the Jewery of south eastern Oklahoma. In OKC he was president of the Emanuel Hebrew Synagogue for many years. He was a 32nd degree mason and Shriner.
Survivors include three daughters Mrs Samuel Deutsch, Mrs Herman Fagin & Mrs Max Fagin. Three sons Sterling, Jerome & Paul Byers.


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  • Created by: P Black-Avitts
  • Added: 6 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31998591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ben M Byers (18 Jan 1872–15 Feb 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31998591, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by P Black-Avitts (contributor 46910889) .