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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 54 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Kiesler Seated at his Desk, 1952 December 23

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

Adolph Kiesler with Daughters and Granddaughters, circa 1952

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00059
Abstract Rifkin and Sheftel Family group portrait. Standing back row left to right: Joseph Sheftel, Naomi Sheftel, Harry Hirsch, Mildred Hirsch, Max Rifkin, and Raisie Rifkin. Seated left to right: Susan Rifkin, Adolph Kiesler, Wendy Rifkin (on Adolph's lap), and Peggy Rifkin. All are dressed in formal attire.
Dates: circa 1952

Adolph Kiesler with Family, circa 1928

Identifier: B063.05.0052.00024
Abstract Adolph Kiesler sits far left surrounded by his parents, siblings, children, nieces, and nephews.
Dates: circa 1928

Adolph Kiesler with Family, circa 1956

Identifier: B063.05.0052.00025
Abstract Adolph Kiesler sits surrounded by his daughters and granddaughters. Standing left to right Peggy Rifkin, Joe Sheftel, Susan Rifkin, Max Rifkin, and Mildred Williams. Seated left to right Raisie Rifkin, Naomi Sheftel, Adolph Kiesler, Judy Rifkin, and Wendy Rifkin.
Dates: circa 1956

Adolph Kiesler with Marilyn Von de Burn, 1965

Identifier: B063.05.0053.00081
Abstract Adolph Kiesler, far right, with his family. Middle left to right are Kiesler's daughters Joan, Naomi, and Mildred.
Dates: 1965

Adolph Kiesler's Mountain Home, between 1930-1940

Identifier: B063.08.0061.00107
Abstract Adolph Kiesler stands outside Adolcrest, his home on Lookout Mountain.
Dates: between 1930-1940

Beth Israel Dinner, 1959 March 01

Identifier: B063.03.0011.00067
Abstract Sam Levenson, Adolf Kiesler, Rabbi Charles Kauvar and his wife seated at the Beth Israel Dinner on March 1, 1959. Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center was founded in 1905 and was located on the west side of Denver at 16th and Lowell. Pictured are the Guldman and Dupler Buildings.
Dates: 1959 March 01

Corrected University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program Ninety-first Year: University Park Campus, June Tenth, 1955, 1955 June 10

Identifier: U138.0002.0003.00002
Abstract Corrected program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Tenth,1955. Honorary degree recipients: Otto Karl Bach, Doctor of Humanities; Lucius Ward Bannister, Doctor of Laws, Adolph Kiesler; Doctor of Public Service; Clarence Frederick Lea, Doctor of Laws; Amos Alonzo Stagg, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees and awards: Chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1955 June 10

Donor Wall at Beth Israel Hospital, after 1966

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00008
Abstract Donor wall at Beth Israel Hospital in Denver, Colorado. A portrait of Dr. Adolph Kiesler is hung in the center of the wall and there are columns of the names of donors flanking the portrait on either side.
Dates: after 1966

Dr. Adolph Kiesler, between 1950-1967

Identifier: B063.08.0016.00046
Abstract Portrait of Dr. Adolph Kiesler, Colorado benefactor.
Dates: between 1950-1967