Wosk, Benjamin

WOSK, Benjamin, retailer (b 19 Mar 1913, Vradiavka, Russia; d 24 Jan 1995, Honolulu, HI). He moved to VANCOUVER as a teenager with his family and in 1932 began a long career in retail merchandising by selling old stoves. He founded Wosk's Ltd, which specialized in selling furniture and appliances, but he also owned hotels and other real estate. His construction company erected more than 20 Vancouver business and apartment buildings. An active philanthropist and community worker, he was named...

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