wolfson’s department store

August 1, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Katz Family Honored for Generational Influence in Gaithersburg

Council Vice President Sidney Katz joined the City of Gaithersburg in dedicating a clock tower to his parents on July 29. Katz’s parents, Jacob and Rose Wolfson, opened Wolfson’s Department Store on Diamond Avenue in 1918. The store remained open for 95 years and was recognized as a staple of Old Towne Gaithersburg. The store […]

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October 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz

Wolfson’s Department Store Closes in Gaithersburg (Photo)

Wolfson’s Department Store in Olde Towne Gaithersburg has closed its doors for good. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz owns the business, which has been in his family since 1918. Katz, who is 63, said he’s hung out and worked at the store for 53 years or since he was ten years old. He closed the doors […]

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