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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 22 Collections and/or Records:

Hornbein Family Portrait, 1923

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0013.00024
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.
Dates: 1923

Individuals, 1962-1994

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004
Overview File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.
Dates: 1962-1994

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

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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

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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

Loving Cup, 1902, August 5

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Identifier: B167.03.0003.00001
Scope and Contents Silver loving cup presented to Philip Hornbein by the Cripple Creek District Lodge No 522 International Order of B'nai B'rith on August 5, 1902.

Engraved on side "Presented to Philip Hornbein by Cripple Creek District Lodge No. 522 I.O.B.B. as a token of their love and esteem August 5, 1902."
Dates: 1902, August 5

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

Philip Hornbein and Children, circa 1920

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00067
Overview Philip Hornbein squats behind two of his children, Philip Jr. and Marjorie, who sit on the ground beside water.
Dates: circa 1920

Portrait of Philip Hornbein Reading, 1938

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00093
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.
Dates: 1938

Portrait of Philip Hornbein Reading, 1938

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00004
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.
Dates: 1938