Radetsky, Beth Ellen
Beth Radesky was born in Denver in 1949, the youngest daughter of James Bernard and Goldye Yeddis Radetsky. James Radestsky served as Colorado State Representative from 1944-1951. She created scrapbooks about her father.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scrapbook containing ephemera relating to James Radetsky's numerous service and philanthropic endeavors in addition to the Jewish National Fund. James, along with three other community members, founded a Jewish Day School in Denver, Hillel Academy. He also served on the board of many Denver area organizations.
Scrapbook containing ephemera relating to James Radetsky and the National Jewish Fund. James Radetsky founded the Jewish National Fund in Denver and served as chairman for 40 years. The Jewish National Fund is a non-profit organization founded in Switzerland in 1901 that supports Israel and its independence.
Scrapbook containing ephemera relating to James Radetsky's time in the Colorado State Legislature. James was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives from Denver County in 1944 at age 31. He served 3 terms and was only the second person of Jewish faith elected to the Colorado House.