SHMUEL SHVARTSMAN (October 28, 1908)
He was born in Krinek (Krynki), Poland. He attended a Hebrew public school and high school. In 1928 he emigrated to Uruguay. Over the years 1954-1958, he was in charge of a “Kinder-vinkl” (Children’s corner) in the daily Folksblat (People’s newspaper) in Montevideo. He also wrote for: Argentiner beymelekh (Little Argentinian trees), Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper), and Byalistoker vegn (Bialystok pathways)—all in Buenos Aires). He was the actual editor of the daily Haynt (Today) in Montevideo (1958-1972).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 519.