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Stein, Azriel, 1896-1976

 Person

Azriel "Azie" Stein was the husband of Irene Miller Stein and operated the Pencol Drug Store. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on April 22, 1896 and died in Denver, Colorado in October 1976. He founded the popular drug store and operated it for decades. He was both a capable pharmacist and successful businessman. His wife, Irene Miller Stein, was a noted Denver artist and daughter of pioneer Colorado cattle dealer Robert Lazar Miller, who immigrated to Colorado from Lithuania in 1881.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Irene Miller Stein Family Objects, Artwork, and Other Material

 Collection
Identifier: B173
Overview Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...
Dates: 1885-2000

Pencol Drug Store Material Culture, Scrapbook, and Records

 Collection
Identifier: B217
Overview Pencol Drug Store was owned and operated by pharmacist and businessman Azriel Stein, who was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Located at the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue, and opening in the 1930s, Pencol Drug was a fixture on the Denver landscape for several decades. In addition to dispensing prescriptions and selling over the counter medications, the store featured a popular soda and ice cream fountain and gift section. Stein was married to Irene Miller Stein, a noted...
Dates: Other: 1945-1967