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Boscoe, Samuel A., 1905-1991

 Person

Jacob Boscoe, formerly Jacob Boscowitz, and his wife Eva founded the Star Bread Co. in Denver, later taken over by their children Sam and Rudy Boscoe. Sam Boscoe recalls growing up as a young boy on West Colfax Street on Denver, Colorado's west side. He details his family's early ventures into the bakery business and the establishment of Star Bread Co., previously Star Bakery. He also discusses his time in the U.S. Army during World War II, and describes his memories of the 1913 Denver snowstorm and the 100-year flood of 1965. Sam Boscoe was born in Denver, Colorado in 1905. Sam Boscoe attended Denver's North High School in the 1920s and continued his education by pursuing a degree in business administration at the University of Denver, graduating in 1927. He became head of the company the same year and continued the family tradition of operating this bakery along with his brother, Rudolph (Rudy), until it was sold in the late 1970s to Orowheat. Samuel A. Boscoe died in 1991.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Star Bakery Delivery Wagon with Driver and Horses, circa 1915

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0017.00003
Abstract Two horses pull the Star Bakery delivery wagon and the driver leans out the side. The words ''Rye Bread'' and ''2744 W. Colfax'' appear on the side of the wagon with the Jewish star symbol. The Star Bakery was founded by Jacob Boscowitz and was later owned by his sons, Rudy and Sam Boscoe.
Dates: circa 1915

Star Bakery Delivery Wagon with Driver and Horses, circa 1915

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00050
Abstract Two horses pull the Star Bakery delivery wagon and the driver leans out the side. The words ''Rye Bread'' and ''2744 W. Colfax'' appear on the side of the wagon with the Jewish star symbol. The Star Bakery was founded by Jacob Boscowitz and was later owned by his sons, Rudy and Sam Boscoe.
Dates: circa 1915