AVROM-LEYB SHUR (b. 1893)
He was born in Warsaw. He served as rabbi in Shaki (Šakiai), Lithuania, Krilov, Russia, and from 1929 in Chicago. He was among the founders of the religious journal Shikager idishe shtime (Chicago Jewish journal) and its editor.
Source: Asher Z. Rand, Toldot anshe shem (Stories of famous people) (New York, 1950), p. 135.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 554.