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Heitler, Emmett



  • Existence: 1909 - December 2, 2004

Emmett Heitler was a Jewish businessman and philanthropist in the Denver area. He was a prominent member of his community, and loved and respected by many. He was an Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Board Member. He had five children.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oral History Interview with Emmett Heitler, 1978 October 23

Identifier: B098.12.0010.00001
Overview Topics covered include family history in Denver (6 generations at time of interview), mechanical engineer but when no work during depression worked as a hosiery salesmen with Jack Levy; married Dorothy Schwayder (daughter of Jesse Schwayder, founder of Samsonite). Time on NJH board and joining the Community Chest, move from Tuberculosis focus to asthma, medicine, merging and expanding facilities.
Dates: 1978 October 23