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Kiesler, Adolph, 1880-1967

 Person

Adolph Kiesler was born in Botosany, Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver December 19, 1967; Physician Cen. Hist Jews Colo.: p. 110 (Adolph kiesler b. Oct. 18, 1880, Rumania; operated 2 page Yiddish newspaper, Colfaxer Wochenblatt, for three months [dates not given]; p. 209 (succeeded Mrs. I. Rude as pres. of Beth Israel Home and Hospital Society [between 1922-1929?]); p. 211 (honorary D.Pub.Svc., U of Denver, 1955) Not found in: LC/NAF [but Kiesler famliy USE: Kiesel family], WW Denver and Colo., 1940-1942; WW Colo., 1938, 1941-1943. Note: Some inscriptions misspell the name as Keisler.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kiesler and Rifkin Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B190
Abstract East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring coal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
Dates: 1930-1990