"Who's Who in American Jewry, 1938-39" has an article about Abe. The article reads as follows:
KOODLACH, Abraham, violin maker and repairer. Born Kiev, Russia, April 7, 1892, s. Hyman and Rachel J. (Zotalov) K.; came to U.S. 1910. Grad. as violinist, Kiev Conservatory, 1909. At age of eight began making and repairing violins; located in Los Angeles, Calif., since 1920; has repaired instruments sent from all corners of the earth; connoisseur of rare old violins; clients include Elman, Heifetz, Zimbalist, Hubermann, Blinder and Piastro. Married Raechel, d. Barish Abrahamovich, Dec. 31, 1914, Winnipeg, Manitoba; children: Clara, Benjamin. Society: B'nai B'rith. Home: 2332 Longwood Ave. Office: 648 S. Berendo St, Los Angeles, Calif.
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