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Gordon Sign Company (1904-2012)

 Organization

The Gordon Sign Company was founded by Harry A. Gordon in 1904. It is the oldest full-service sign company in the United States. Harry Abraham Gordon was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1878 and settled in Denver, Colorado shortly before he founded the Company. He married Ester Nisenbaum on June 4, 1911 in Denver. Harry Gordon died in Denver on March 1949. His two sons, Edward and Leonard Gordon took over the company in the 1940s and later started one of the largest neon sign companies in Colorado. The company was purchased by investors in 2012, but the Gordon Sign Company name was retained by the successor company.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gordon Sign Company, circa 1905

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00064
Overview Three unidentified men stand in front of the Gordon Sign Company. Harry Gordon migrated from Lithuania to New York before settling in Denver, where he founded the Gordon Sign Company in 1904.
Dates: circa 1905