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Sycle, Simon, 1846-1906


Biographical Note

Simon Sycle (1846-1906) was a promiment Jewish merchant in Richmond, Virginia, and owner of a clothing, furnishings, hats, and shoes. He was in full control of his business until around the 1900 when he started to relinquish control to his sons. He passed away suddenly in 1906, leaving his business to his family. The business continued to run after his death until at the least the 1920s.

Ordered List:
  1. "Simon Sycle" entry,,
  2. "The times. [volume], November 13, 1898, Page 12, Image 12" entry, Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers,
  3. "Times Dispatch, Number 17,058, 6 January 1906" entry, Virginia Chronicle,
  4. "Richmond Times-Dispatch, 17 December 1922" entry, Virginia Chronicle,

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Simon Sycle Business Card

Identifier: Ms-2021-037

This collection includes a small pink business card from Simon Sycle, a dealer in clothing, furnishings, hats, and shoes located in Richmond, Virginia. This business was opened from about the 1890s to the 1920s.

Dates: undated