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Kagan, Alexander, 1906-1994

 Person

Biography

Alexander Kagan was born in Paris, France in 1906 to Russian parents. At the age of 14, Alexander began work as a fabric and jewelry designer. He came to the United States in 1922 with his mother Chana (Anna) and his brother Haim Persah (Paul). He worked as a fabric designer in New York and in 1930 he became a US citizen. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1954 and died in the Denver area in 1994.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, 1895-1936

 File
Identifier: B187.04.0006.0003
Scope and Contents

Folder contains identity papers, work documents, passports, immigration papers, Air Force documents, naturalization papers, and 1938 Nakhshon Limited shares from Haifa.

Dates: 1895-1936

Kagan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B187
Abstract Alexander Kagan was born in Paris, France in 1906 to Russian parents. At the age of 14, Alexander began work as a fabric and jewelry designer. He came to the United States in 1922 with his mother Chana (Anna) and his brother Haim Persah (Paul). He worked as a fabric designer in New York and in 1930 he became a US citizen. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1954 and died in the Denver area in 1994....
Dates: 1895-1980

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