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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. E.A. Ryerson, 1907 September 13

Identifier: B002.01.0099.0006.00006
Overview Typed letter from Dr. C.D. Spivak to Dr. E.A. Ryerson and dated Sept. 13, 1907. Requests Ida Berliner be admitted as an emergency case on behalf of Sen. Anfenger, Judge Bliss and Philip Hornbein. States Ida's husband has been arrested and is in prison for one year and she is left without money and a baby that is thought to be at St. Vincent's orpahnage. Letter is not signed, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 September 13

Letter from Philip Hornbein and Milton L. Anfenger to C.D. Spivak, 1907 September 13

Identifier: B002.01.0099.0006.00007
Overview Typed letter from Philip Hornbein and Milton L. Anfenger to Dr. C.D. Spivak, dated Sept. 13, 1907. Requests Ida Berliner be admitted to JCRS because she is consumptive, her husband is in prison, and young child is being cared for at St. Vincent Orphanage, and she is left without means to take care of herself. Letter is signed, Philip Hornbein and Milton L. Anfenger.
Dates: 1907 September 13