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Strouse, Morris, 1887-1963

 Person

Morris Percy Strause was born in Braunsbach, Germany on August 28, 1835. He moved to New York where he married Theresa Holzman and traveled across the US in various merchant positions. He moved to Colorado in search of gold and settled in Grand Junction with his family in 1882 where he began a clothing business, trading furs and skins and incorporating wool when the railroad was built. He passed away in November, 1928 as the Grand Junction's oldest and longest running merchant.

Found in 4 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.)
Dates: 2003

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.
Dates: 2009

Lovins Family, circa 1937

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0053.00100
Overview Left to right Mary Morris, Percy Morris, and Sophie Lovins Chernoff sit around a table in a yard eating a meal.
Dates: circa 1937

Morris Strouse , 1886-1977

 File
Identifier: B111.09.0009.0018
Overview Morris Strause was born in Braunsbach, Germany on August 28, 1835. He moved to New York where he married Theresa Holzman and traveled across the US in various merchant positions. He moved to Colorado in search of gold and settled in Grand Junction with his family in 1882 where he began a clothing business, trading furs and skins and incorporating wool when the railroad was built. He passed away in November, 1928 as the Grand Junction's oldest and longest running merchant.
Dates: 1886-1977