Kiesler, Adolph, 1880-1967
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 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Abstract 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.
Abstract Joe Sheftel, Adolph Kiesler, and an unidentified man stand in front of The Peerless Alloy Co. Signs in the photograph say: "the Wensley Metal Products Co. The Peerless Alloy Co.'' and ''The Peerless All[illegible] 1445 Metals 1445."
Dates: circa 1940s