AVROM SHVARTS (June 20, 1902-June 15, 1964)
He was a journalist, born in Petrile (Petrila), Transylvania. He attended religious elementary school and yeshiva, and later a Klausenburg Tarbut high school. In 1924 he moved to Uruguay. He worked as a shoemaker, later becoming a professional journalist. Over the years 1933-1963, he served as editor of the daily Folksblat (People’s newspaper) in Montevideo, and a short time later he wrote for Haynt (Today) in Montevideo. He died in Montevideo.
Source: Yitskhok Vaynshenker, Boyers un mitboyers fun yidishn yishev in urugvay (Founders and builders of the Jewish community in Uruguay) (Montevideo: Zrie, 1957).
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