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Averch, Morris

 Person

Arrived in Denver in the early 1900's from Eastern Europe. Founded Captiol Meat Packing Company in 1925 with sons David and Meyer.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

At Home on the Range: Colorado Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Growers, 2015

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00014
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Growers in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2015 RMJHS Dinner.
Dates: 2015

Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Raisers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B369
Overview The Miller family came from Lithuania in 1890s. Robert Lazar Miller was one of the founders of the Denver stockyards and became the chief buyer for the K and B Meat Packing Company. The Averch family arrived in Denver from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s and later founded the Capitol Meat Packing Company in 1925. Holocaust survivor Jack Stern came to the US as a refugee in 1949, moved to Denver and became a cattle buyer for the Averch family packing house. He later operated his own farm and...
Dates: 1900-2015

Morris and Zelda Averch Family, circa 1908

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0013.00017
Overview Morris and Zelda Averch and their family pose for a formal portrait. From left to right: Morris Averch, Anna Averch Kaminsky, Meyer Averch, Dave Averch, and Zelda Averch.
Dates: circa 1908

Morris and Zelda Averch Family Passover Seder, 1932

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00025
Overview The Morris and Zelda Averch family celebrate the Passover Seder with their children and grandchildren, including members of the Kaminsky family. From left to right, Samuel Kaminsky, Estelle Kaminsky (Levitt), Anna Averch Kaminsky, Eleanor Kaminsky (Nasbarg), Zelda and Morris Averch, Stanley Averch, Dave and Verner Averch, Evelyn Averch, Eva Averch, Meyer Averch and Estelle Averch (Stine).
Dates: 1932