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Judelowitz Family

 Family

The Judd Family papers trace the involvement of the Judd family in the construction industry which began with Abraham Judelowitz who arrived in Denver in the 1880s and was instrumental in the building of the first Beth haMedrosh (BMH) Synagogue. His son, Samuel Judd was born in Denver in 1892 and began as an architect and engineer at the Bureau of Reclamation in 1918. He selected sites and designed many large dams, including Hoover dam. He was the city planner for Boulder City, Nevada and Page, Arizona. Samuel Judd was head of Architectural and Structural Design Section of the United States Bureau of Reclamation from 1935 until retiring in 1962 and was Denver's Building Inspector in 1963. Samuel Judd directed the design and construction of the first Hebrew Educational Alliance Building and the Gaylord Street BMH building. The Judd Construction Company founded in 1949 by E. James Judd who was Samuel Judd's son.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Judd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B088
Overview The Judd Family papers trace the involvement of the Judd family in the construction industry which began with Abraham Judelowitz who arrived in Denver in the 1880s and was instrumental in the building of the first Beth haMedrosh (BMH) Synagogue. His son, Samuel Judd was born in Denver in 1892 and began as an architect and engineer at the Bureau of Reclamation in 1918. He selected sites and designed many large dams, including Hoover dam. He was the city planner for Boulder City, Nevada and Page,...
Dates: 1865-2009

Judd (Judelovitz or Judelowitz) Family Tree, 1992 September 23

 Item
Identifier: B338.01.0001.0012
Overview Copy of the Judd (Judelovitz or Judelowitz) Family Tree edited by Stanley H. Judd in 1992. A newer version of this family tree can be found in Box 2 of Winograd Judd Family Papers, B266. Judd family tree included because Joe Bernstein married Estelle (Esther) Pollock, a Judd family descendant.
Dates: 1992 September 23

Oral History Interview with Sarah and Julius Meer, 1983 April 25

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0005.00108
Overview Daughter of Abrahm & Fannie Vear Juddlowitz from Lithuania, came to Denver. Family had 7 boys and 2 girls. Interview covers activities in Denver, JCRS, Ex-Patients home and BMH.
Dates: 1983 April 25