2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 9 cm, 13 x 9 cm
Samuel Joseph Granatstein (1905-1979) was born on 20 April 1905 in Toronto. His parents were Fanny Yanover and Israel M. Granatstein. Samuel attended Upper Canada College before obtaining his BA from the University of Toronto in 1927. An industrialist, Samuel became the president of M. Granatstein and Son Ltd., which was founded in 1895 by his grandfather, Mr. Mendel Granatstein. A prominent communal worker, Sam was co-chairman of the Bathurst St. JCC.
Sam married Frieda Rose (d. 2 September 1986) of Rochester, NY, whose mother was one of the founders of the American Hadassah. Frieda and Samuel had two children, Ruth Ann (Greisman) and Paul David. Samuel died on March 11, 1979.
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Mr. Sam J. Granatstein.
Granatstein, Samuel Joseph, 1905-1979 (subject)
Schwartz, Sylvia, 1914-1998 (creator)
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.