approx. age 86
Finger Furniture was founded by Sam Finger
in 1927. His son, S.P. 'Sammy' Finger
, was known in the furniture industry as a pioneer. Sammy's son, Robert 'Bobby' Finger
, took over in 1989. After Bobby Finger's death in 2007, his son, Rodney Finger
, became CEO. His death certificate lists his birth as October 26, 1869. However, we have favored using the date from the 1900 census. The entries for mother and father's names are 'No Record'
Found him on the 1900 Justice Precinct 1, Trinity, Texas census (dist 95 img 18) as Sam Finger
age 28, merchant. Father, mother born Russia. He is a boarder in the household of Edith R. Smith
Found him on the 1910 Justice Precinct 1, San Jacinto, Texas census (dist 101 img 13) as S Finger
age 40, merchant salesman.
Found him on the 1920 Justice Precinct 2, San Jacinto, Texas census (dist 133 img 16) as Sam Finger
age 48. Merchant, general store. Born Russia, speaks German.
Found him on the 1930 Houston, Harris, Texas census (dist 26 img 20) as Sam Finger
age 58. Merchant, furniture.
Found him on the 1940 Houston, Harris, Texas census (dist 258-230 img 17) as Sam Finger
age 69. Furniture, retail store.