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Robinson, Louis, 1852-1923

 Person

b. Feburary 15, 1852, m. Ida Robinson, d. May 5 1923 and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery. Started Robinson Dairy.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Dates: 2006

Individuals, 1962-1994

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004
Overview File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.
Dates: 1962-1994

Louis Robinson and Grandchildren, between 1908 and 1914

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00026
Overview Louis Robinson sits on a chair, flanked by his wife Etta, and grandchildren. The grandchildren, from left to right, are Sarah Davine, Dorothy Atler, Yvette Chutlow, Vera Miller, Sam Robinson, and Flora Robbins. Louis Robinson established the first Robinson dairy farm in 1885. He was also a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.
Dates: between 1908 and 1914

Robinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B289
Overview Louis Robinson came from Eastern Europe with his wife Etta and their children in the 1890s. He founded the Climax Dairy in the 1895 in Denver, Colorado. He also donated land and was on the Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. His sons Hyman and Morris took over the dairy and Hyman married Etta Miller. Etta Robinson died in 1900 when their son Samuel was born. After the depression World War II, Sam Robinson started the Robinson Dairy. Sam Robison and his wife Helen Stone had two...
Dates: 1910-2012