Hornbein, Philip, 1879-1962
Use for: Philip Hornbein, Sr. Philip Hornbein was a Denver attorney who passed away in Denver, Colorado on Friday, February 16th, 1962. He was 83 years old. This information was found in an obituary written for Philip Hornbein, part of the Hornbein Family Collection. Oral history interview with Philip Hornbein, Jr. 1981: (his father Philip Hornbein b. 1879, New York, moved to Denver with parents Samuel and Matilda (sp?) Keenesberg Hornbein; graduate of Denver High School, law degree from DU 1899 at age 20 (no undergraduate degree required for law school at that time); not admitted to the Colorado bar until he reached 21; practiced in Cripple Creek, then in Denver; m. Flora Anfenger circa 1906.) Bio/Hist Note in Hornbein Family Papers, B167 (a noted trial lawyer, chairman of the Colorado Democratic Party from 1918 to 1920, and President of the National Lawyers Guild Denver chapter from its formation in 1938) Denver Post August 19, 1938 (Chapter officers elected include Phillip Hornbein, president)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Brief biographies of early Jewish lawyers in Colorado and their contributions to the law, the Jewish community, and Colorado. (Two DVD copies.)
Overview The Hornbein family of Denver, Colorado, was actively involved in the Colorado Jewish and larger community. Philip L. Hornbein (1879-1962) married Flora Anfenger (1888-1964) in 1905, and they had three children: Louis (1907-1912), Marjorie (1913-2006) and Philip (1915-1987). The collections consists of material objects, photographs, and documents that belonged to the Hornbein family.
Overview Flora and Philip Hornbein stand in front of a false scenic coastline backdrop with their children, Marjorie and Philip Jr., mounted on a wooden donkey in front of them. Photograph was taken on a trip to San Francisco, California in 1923. Philip Hornbein was a Colorado trial lawyer, a leader in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan, and chairman of Colorado's Democratic Party during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Overview Talks about Philip Hornbein's opposition to the Klu Klux Klan, felt Stapleton was sympathetic to the Klan. In 1928, Zarlengo began practicing law, and worked for DA. Talks about the microphone case, when Governor’s office was bugged, Hornbein represented those accused. Zarlengo appointed Chief Prosecutor. Talks a lot about Hornbein and Ben Lindsey.
Dates: 1983 January 3
Overview "Philip Hornbein, Jr. talks about his father, Philip Hornbein, Sr. He describes his father's parents, immigrants from Eastern Europe in the 1870s and his siblings, as well as his father's education in Denver, Colo. He details legal cases his father handled while an attorney in Denver, including his efforts against the Ku Klux Klan. His father was born in New York City and attended the University of Denver, School of Law, graduating in 1902. Philip Hornbein, Jr. describes his father's role in...
Dates: 1981 May 9
Overview Philip Hornbein is reading in a chair with a cigarette in his hand. Hornbein was one of Colorado's top trial lawyers, a leader in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan, and chairman of Colorado's Democratic Party during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He graduated from the University of Denver School of Law, practiced in Cripple Creek, then Denver, Colorado.
Overview Philip Hornbein is reading in a chair. Hornbein was one of Colorado's top trial lawyers, a leader in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan, and chairman of Colorado's Democratic Party during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He graduated from the University of Denver School of Law, practiced in Cripple Creek, then Denver, Colorado.