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Kauvar, Abraham J., 1915-2003



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 13 Collections and/or Records:

Photographs, undated

Identifier: B174.03.0002.0009

File Folder nine: Photographs including a portrait of Rabbi Charles Kauvar and Sara Kauvar as well as a photograph of Rabbi Charles Kauvar with unidentified persons.

Dates: undated

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

Identifier: U158.03.0142.00063.00002

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

Dates: 1988 November 13

University of Denver Commencement Program June 3, 2000, 2000 June 3

Identifier: U138.0006.0032.00001

Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, June 3, 2000. Honorary degree recipients: A.J. Kauvar, Doctor of Humane Letters; Bill Owens, Doctor of Public Service, he was sworn in as Colorado's 40th Governor in January 1999; Reverend Michael J. Sheeran, S.J., Doctor of Humane Letters. Remarks were given by Bill Owens, Governor, State of Colorado. The closing remarks were given by Daniel L. Ritchie, Chancellor of the University.

Dates: 2000 June 3

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Archival Object 12
Collection 1
Colorado 3
Photography of families 3
Denver (Colo.) 2
Jewish children 2
Jewish physicians -- Colorado -- Denver 2