Grimes, Sam, 1870-1963
Samuel Grimes was born in Russia Poland in 1870 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1963. In 1892 in Denver, he married Anna Karsh, who was born in Odessa, Russia. He worked in both Salt Lake City, Utah, and in Denver and later started a junkyard in Denver. Sam Grimes was a trustee of JCRS and helped to found a society to help elderly Jews. The home later became Beth Israel Hospital and Home for the Aged.
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Mrs. Fannie E. Lorber was one of the founders of the Denver Sheltering Home, which opened in 1908. She is shoveling dirt for a groundbreaking of the Lorber Building, with many men and women looking on. From right to left is Arthur J. Kirschstein, Sam Robinson, Tillye Levy, William Cohen, David Harem, Fannie Lorber with shovel, and Sam Grimes. The Sheltering Home began as a home for the children of tubercular patients who came to the sanitoriums in Denver, Colo.
Sam Grimes wearing a suit and bowler hat sits with Anna Grimes who wears a wedding dress and veil. A fan is attached to Anna Grimes' dress. Sam and Anna Grimes were one of the early East European Jewish couples to be married in Denver, Colorado.