Biography - M Pufeles

M. P. PUFELES, merchant, Nokomis, born in Austria in 1852, and came to America in 1868; he was the son of Sigmund and Rosa (HIRSCHSTIN) PUFELES. Our subject received a good common-school education. In 1879, he married Dora WEINSTEIN, who was also born in Austria; they have three children - Sigmund, Lena and Jessie. Mr.PUFELES commenced business by clerking and traveling in New Your City; came to Nokomis in 1879, and joined in partnership with Lessel & Bro. for one year; after that, in 1880, went in business for himself, and now does a first-class business in dry goods and general merchandise; sells for cash, and pays cash for his goods, which enables him to sell cheap. Mr. PUFELES is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and a credit to the business community at Nokomis.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 321.

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