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Makovsky, Sam


Came to Pueblo from Russia in 1924 when he was 12 years with his mother and sister. His father Jacob had come a decade earlier to work in the Pueblo stell mills. Opened a sucessful furniture store in Pueblo. Wife was Frieda Shames who's family were members of the Cotopaxi Jewish agricultural colony. Had 3 children.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00013
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2014