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Hornbein, Philip, 1879-1962

 Person

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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Anthony Zarlengo, 1983 January 3

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00105
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

Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr., 1981 May 9

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00095
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