Klein, George G., 1885-1919
b. 1885 September 4, d. 1919 August 29. George Klein (originally Kleinberg) was born in New York to Russian born parents. His father, Hymen Kleinberg, came to Denver because he had TB and was admitted to JCRS in 1918. George moved to Denver because of his father, Bringing along his wife Rosa and two sons Harold and Marvin. George was a Denver police detective who was gunned down in the doorway of his home. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery.
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The collection contains digital copies of a portrait photograph of George G. Klein, two photographs of grave, and newspaper articles about the murder of police detective George Klein in 1919.
Rose Stuhlbarg details Jewish life on the West Side of Denver, Colo. She also talks about her parents who emigrated from Russia. Her father practiced folk-medicine and her mother was a midwife. She mentions the Yiddish theater in Denver. She discusses her life after her first husband died, and the Depression years in Denver. Her first husband was murdered while on the Denver Police Force in 1919.