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Nierenberg, Max, 1865-1943



  • Existence: 15 April 1865 - 27 July 1943


Max Nierenberg was born in Russia in 1865. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1893 with his wife Goldie. They married around 1887, and had three children; Morris, Bessie, and Jennie. He founded the Colorado Mattress Co. in 1911, and in 1936 cofounded the Standard Furniture Co. of Colorado with Isadore Lande. As a Jewish man, he collected and donated aluminum for the war effort in 1942. He died on July 27, 1943.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Mattress Company Employees, 1936 November 17

Identifier: B063.01.0017.00008

A group of employees of the Colorado Mattress Company. Circled in the Center are Max Nierenberg on the right and Isadore Lande on the left.

Dates: 1936 November 17

Executives and Founders of the Denver Mattress Company, between 1940-1965

Identifier: B063.01.0017.00009

Left to right: Isadore Lande, Max Nierenberg, Gershon (Gus) Amter and Morris Stein. These men were founders or executives of the Colorado Mattress Company and the Standard Furniture Manufacturing Company. Date stamped on back of photograph, May 1986, is when the copy was printed.

Dates: between 1940-1965