Max Appel was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1932. His father William Appel was born in Poland and died in Denver on August 13, 1971 at the age of 70. William Appel came to Denver in 1922 and became a cattle peddler. He bought a few cows and "filled them with water" so he could get a higher price for them. His wife Gladys was born in the Ukraine and died in Denver September 11 1987 at the age of 82. Max Appel married Elaine Monderer from Pueblo, Colorado in 1958.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Cheltenham Elementary School served many Jewish students from the west side of Denver. The kindergarten class of 1936 began having reunions in 1969. The collection contains some general photographs and photographs of attendees of the 80th reunion. Attendees include Helen Morris and Max Appel.
Overview Max Appel, born in Denver, married Elaine Monderer, born in Pueblo, Colorado, in 1958. Elaine and Max Appel began their first commercial enterprise as a "mom and pop" business called Hoky Carpet Sweeper Company in 1977. They promoted their product locally at state fairs and local department stores. In 1986, Max developed an environmentally safe cleaning product in his garage that incorporated Valencia oranges, and the initial company was named Appel Mountain, Inc. Orange Glo Wood Cleaner and...