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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:

Box 1, circa 1900-1905

 File — Box: B106.01.0001
Identifier: B106.01.0001
Overview Contains Flora Anfenger Hornbein (maiden name Flora Anfenger)'s wedding dress and corset.
Dates: circa 1900-1905

Hornbein Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B167
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.
Dates: 1902-1988