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Kauvar, Abraham J., 1915-2003

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Biography

Abraham J. Kauvar was born in Denver, Colorado in 1915 and died there in 2003. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1935 and earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1939 from the University of Chicago. He served as Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of University of Colorado Medical School, and conducted research at the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research. He was instrumental in founding the Neighborhood Health Program in 1965. Hospitals Corp. In 1987, the Kauvar Foundation, which specializes in health care needs of the elderly was established in his honor. He was the son of Rabbi Charles E.H. Kauvar, a prominant Denver religious leader.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham J. Kauvar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B007
Abstract Abraham J. Kauvar graduated from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1935 and earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1939 from the University of Chicago. He served as Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of University of Colorado Medical School, and conducted research at the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research. He was instrumental in founding the Neighborhood Health Program in 1965. He was manager of the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals and also served as director...
Dates: 1930-2000

Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Confirmation Class of 1930, 1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0033.0004.00002
Abstract The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1930 members are standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bouquets in their arms. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the front row and next to him is standing Peryle Hayutin (Beck) with her hair in long curls. Rear L-R: Raymond Spiegelman, Albert Schnitzer, Bernard Goldberg, Abraham Kauvar (son of Rabbi Kauvar) and Paul Kwantin; Second row L-R: Leo Flax, Marvin Goldfarb, Minnie Wallins (teacher), Beatrice Pashel Groussman,...
Dates: 1930

Outdoor Reception, 1988 November 13

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Identifier: U158.03.0142.00063
Abstract

Frame 1: David Patterson speaks to Emmett Heitler. Frame 2: Theodore Puck and Abraham Kauvar speak to Vicky Taylor. Mary Puck in background. Frame 3. Theodore Puck signs notebook held by Vicky Taylor.

Dates: 1988 November 13

Theodore Puck, Abraham J. Kauvar, Vicky Taylor and Mary Hill Puck, 1988 November 13

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Identifier: U158.03.0142.00063.00002
Abstract

Theodore Puck and Abraham Kauvar speak to Vicki Taylor. Mary Puck is visible in the background.

Dates: 1988 November 13

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