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Heimberger, David, Dr.


__ __ __From photograph B063.02.0018.00015.
Borin in Germany in 1845, grew up in New York City. Graduated from Bellevue Medical College. Moved to Colorado in 1868. Was Dr. Elsner's early medical partner until 1873 when he was elected as county physician for a short term. Member of B'nai B'rith. Moved to Saguache, Colorado when he was elected as the first mayor and president of the town copration when the town was incorporated. Finally, settled in Leadville, where he practiced medicine and served as the president of Temple Israel. He died in 1911.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004
Abstract Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

Jewish Cemetery in Leadville, Colorado, undated

Identifier: B063.02.0018.00015
Abstract Dr. David Heimberger's tombstone in the Jewish Cemetery in Leadville, Colorado. The tombstone says: "Dr. David Heimberger."
Dates: undated