B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 (Denver, Colo.), 1872-1978
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The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 (Denver, Colorado) was the primary Jewish philanthropic and social service organization in Denver, Colorado, from 1872 through World War II. This fraternal organization received a charter from the National Order of B'nai B'rith on April 7, 1872. David Kline was the first president and Louis Anfenger was the first secretary. Charles M. Schayer served as president in 1876.