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News and Courier,
Charleston, South Carolina
January 30,1970


    DILLON -- Dr. Jonas Bernanke, 79, died Thursday in a Florence hospital.

    Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Bethea Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

    Dr. Bernanke was born in Austria and had been a druggist in Dillon for a number of years.

    Surviving are: his widow, Mrs. Pauline Haiden Bernanke of Dillon; three sons, Dr. Phillip Bernanke, Dr. Mortimer Bernanke, both of Dillon and Fred Bernanke of Gaffney; a sister, Mrs. Pauline Rief of Miami, Fla.

Transcribed by Victoria Proctor.

Additional information:

Mrs. Pauline Bernanke's maiden name is usually spelled "Heiden."
Jonas Bernanke is the grandfather of former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke.
See Dr. Jonas Bernanke's biography on this site.
(Does anyone have a photograph of Jay-Bee's Drugstore, any time period, inside or out?
If so, please contact me. Thank you!--vp)

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