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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 7 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00027
Abstract Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...
Dates: 1940

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.03.0033.0013.00001
Abstract Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...
Dates: 1940

Adolph Kiesler Formal Portrait, 1938

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0014.00001
Abstract Formal head and shoulder portrait of Adolph Kiesler. Adolph Kiesler was born in Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver, Colorado on December 19, 1967. He started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver, Colorado in 1908. A philanthropist, he was a founder and president of Beth Israel Home for the Aged (later Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center) and was active in the Allied Jewish Federation.
Dates: 1938

Adolph Kiesler, Governor Ed Johnson and President Harry S. Truman, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00005
Abstract Left to right: Governor Ed Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, and Adolph Kiesler standing in front of a microphone.
Dates: between 1945-1960

Adolph Kiesler, Governor Ed Johnson and President Harry S. Truman, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: B063.02.0010.00029
Abstract Left to right: Governor Ed Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, and Adolph Kiesler standing in front of a microphone.
Dates: between 1945-1960

Adolph Kiesler in Front of Peerless Smelting Works, circa 1908

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00038
Abstract Exterior view of Peerless Smelting Works at 2022 West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Adolph Kiesler, standing in the center, started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver in 1908.
Dates: circa 1908

Adolph Kiesler Seated at his Desk, 1952 December 23

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00043
Abstract Adolph Kiesler wearing a suit coat and bow tie sits at a desk with pen in hand. Handwritten note across the front of the photo reads, ''From father and grandfather Adolph Kiesler Eternal love.'' Kiesler was one of Colorado's philanthropists, especially within the Jewish community.
Dates: 1952 December 23