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Appel, Walter Michael, Sr., 1879-1961

 Person

Walter Michael Appel was the son of David Edward Appel, a prominent Denver merchant tailor. Walter Appel was born in Denver on June 11, 1879 and died in Denver on January 28, 1961. He graduated from the University of Colorado Law School in 1902 and in 1906, he and Ira Rothberger formed a law partnership which became a major law firm. He married Rose Spiesberger on July 6, 1910 in Omaha, Nebraska. She was born in Keokuk, Iowa on June 15, 1881 and died in Denver in 1943. Walter Michael Appel was a trustee of National Jewish Hospital and a member of Temple Emanuel.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

And Justice You Shall Pursue: Colorado's Early Jewish Attorneys, 1885-1930, 2003

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00002
Overview Brief biographies of early Jewish lawyers in Colorado and their contributions to the law, the Jewish community, and Colorado. (Two DVD copies.)

Appel Family and Clothing Store Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B108
Overview Simon Appel was born in Hungary and married Anna Greenwald. Simon Appel began a tailoring business in New York in 1876. His son David Edward Appel went to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1871 and later moved to Denver. Simon and his other son Jacob came to Denver in 1873. Father and sons began a clothing business called "The Clothing House." In 1874, the name changed to S. Appel and Sons, also called the "Star Clothing House." In 1892, they built a building on 16th and Larimer, called the Appel Building....

Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver’s Jewish Community, 2009

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00007
Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.

Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr., 1913-1992

 Series
Identifier: B234.02
Scope and Contents The collection contains scrapbooks and other papers relating to the education, personal lives, and law practice of Ira C. Rothberger Jr. , 20th century. The scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, ticket stubs, telegrams, postcards, invitations, event programs, greeting cards, awards, and other materials. Some of the newspaper clippings describe law cases in which Ira Rothgerber, Jr., was involved. Other materials include unidentified, undated essays and notes about law...

New Years Party at Alfred Triefus Home, 1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00015
Overview Several individuals wearing costumes pose as a group in the Alfred Triefus home. Identified individuals are Alfred Triefus, Beatrice Triefus, Ad Mayer, Aimee Mayer, Walter Appel, Rose Appel, Julius Walbrann, Edith Walbrann, Felix Weil, Francis Weil, Louis Cohen, Hugo Rothenberg, Celeste Rothenberg, Morris Ripley, Rose Ripley, M.D. Barnett, Louis Isaacson, Geraldine Isaacson, and Alfred Grauman.

New Years Party at Alfred Triefus Home, 1931

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00016
Overview Several individuals wearing costumes pose as a group in the Alfred Triefus home. Identified individuals are Alfred Triefus, Beatrice Triefus, Ad Mayer, Aimee Mayer, Walter Appel, Rose Appel, Julius Walbrann, Edith Walbrann, Felix Weil, Francis Weil, Louis Cohen, Hugo Rothenberg, Celeste Rothenberg, Morris Ripley, Rose Ripley, M.D. Barnett, Louis Isaacson, Geraldine Isaacson, and Alfred Grauman.

New Years Party at Alfred Triefus Home, 1931

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00017
Overview Several individuals wearing costumes pose as a group in the Alfred Triefus home. Identified individuals are Alfred Triefus, Beatrice Triefus, Ad Mayer, Aimee Mayer, Walter Appel, Rose Appel, Julius Walbrann, Edith Walbrann, Felix Weil, Francis Weil, Louis Cohen, Hugo Rothenberg, Celeste Rothenberg, Morris Ripley, Rose Ripley, M.D. Barnett, Louis Isaacson, Geraldine Isaacson, and Alfred Grauman.

Rothgerber Family Scrapbooks and Other Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B234
Overview Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr. (1878-1956), and Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. (-1993), were a father and son who gained acclaim in Colorado for their legal work throughout the 20th century. Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr., was born in 1878 and received a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1901. In 1903, Rothgerber and Walter Appel became law partners and opened their own law firm, Rothgerber & Appel (now Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP). In 1913, Rothgerber, Sr., was elected judge...