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Henry and Bertha (Goldsmith) Levison came to America bout 1846, locating at Easton, Pa., where Mr. Levison was employed as traveling salesman for a wholesale house for several years. In 1861, he embarked in the manufacture of cigars, continuing there until 1882.

Mr. Levison then removed to Wilkes Barre, where he established a similar business with his sons, Jacob G. and Meyer N. Levison, in which they have since successfully continued, being among the leading and prominent manufacturers of the State.

The children of Henry Levison are: Vena (Mrs. Moses Hertz), Jacob G. Levison, Meyer N., Anna (Mrs. Anthony Turkes) and Amelia (Mrs. Samuel Walters) (from H.C. Bradsby, 1893).