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Beren, Sheldon K.

 Person

Biography

Prominant oil and gas man, Sheldon Baren, worked on the Manhattan Atomic Bomb Project in Los Alamos, New Mexico. His father Adolph Baren founded Okmar oil company in Marietta, Georgia in the 1920s. Sheldon moved to Denver in the 1960s and founded the Berenergy Company in 1978. The company focused on oil development and production in eastern Colorado. He was a major philanthropist in Jewish education. He was born and raised in Marietta, Ohio and died in Denver in 1996.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Jews in the Oil Business

 Collection
Identifier: B385
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Striking Liquid Gold: Colorado Jews in the Oil Business, 2016

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00016
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains DVDs created by Dr. Jeanne Abrams: A Grocery Store on Every Corner: Early Colorado Jewish Grocers; And Justice You Shall Pursue: Early Colorado Jewish Lawyers; A Legacy of Caring: Early Colorado Jewish Women 1860-1930 (2 copies); From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs; Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver's Jewish Community; Growing Up in Early Denver: The Lives of Jewish Children 1860-1940; At Home on the Range: Colorado Jewish Cowboys,...
Dates: 2016

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Petroleum industry and trade -- Colorado -- Denver 1