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:
Abstract History of the ill-fated Cotopaxi Colony of Jewish immigrants in Colorado. Brief biographies of the families involved and their contribution to Denver and Colorado after they left the colony.
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 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...
Abstract The Kiesler family sits in an open topped car. Back seat left to right Mildred Kiesler, Sara Kiesler, and Naomi Milstein. Front seat Raisie Kiesler and Adolph Kiesler. Background looks like Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1922
Abstract Interview covers Raisie's father, Adolf Keisler, her life in Denver, life in New York City, her marriage to Max Rifkin and her children in Denver.
Dates: 1982 October 6
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