Jerry Goldstein was born in Denver to Murph and Ida Greinitz Goldstein. Widowed Ida Goldstein purchased the formula for Scott's Liquid Gold in 1951 as a business opportunity for her three young adult sons. Her son Jerry and his two brothers grew the business in their mother's garage. The business grew into Scott's Liquid Gold, the maker of a top selling wood care product and skin care and shampoo products. Jerry Goldstein married Ida Cohen and their son Mark became CEO of the company in 1993.
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Moses-Isaac and Faye Rosenthal Goodstein arrived in Denver 1872 after fleeing from Russia Poland to London. Moses-Isaac Goodstein worked for his brother in law Philip Rosenthal in the Swansea Smelting Works and the Denver Rolling Mills. Abraham Grienetz escaped conscription into the Russian Army and moved to Denver. He married Faye Goodstein in 1910 and began a grocery store near the current location of Mile High Stadium. Joe Cohen came from New York’s Lower East side and married Masha in...