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Pisko, Seraphine Eppstein, 1861-1942

 Person

Seraphine Pisko was born to Max and Bertha Eppstein of St. Joseph, Mo., and moved with her family to Denver, Colo. in 1875. She married Denver businessman Edward Pisko in 1878 when she was seventeen, and the couple moved to New York. Within a few years he died, and she returned to Denver. She was involved for years with charitable causes, women's and Jewish groups. She was employed as Field Secretary and later Executive Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, retiring in 1938. At various times, she also served on the hospital's Board as Secretary or Vice President, and after her retirement, as Honorary Secretary until her death.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Meeting - New York City - Biltmore Hotel, 1926

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0011
Overview Correspondence related to the Annual Meeting on January 10, 1926 in New York City at the Biltmore Hotel; Pisko File
Dates: 1926

Copy of Letter to H. Nishman from S. Pisko, 1930 September 11

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0100.0091.00004
Overview Copy of a typed letter to H. Nishman in Brooklyn N.Y. from S. Pisko dated Sept. 11, 1930. The letter notifies Nishman that his letter was forwarded to Pisko from the Colorado General Hospital, informing him that there is no "State Sanitarium for Tuberculosis" [sic]. The letter goes on to give some history on J. Bilovsky's life and his residence at two different hospitals including the JCRS. Ulitmately, Pisko believes Nishman will be able to rightly identify "the uncle to whom you refer in your...
Dates: 1930 September 11