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Max P. Cowan, 1978

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0018


Max P. Cowan (1907-1978) was born in in Poland and brought to Denver by his parents when he was one year old. Cowan attended the University of Denver and the Colorado School of Mines. After moving to Salt Lake City, Utah, Cowan married Sara Lee Guss in 1931. Cowan was a cattleman, and a charter member of the National Cattleman Association. He was a prominent member of the Rocky Mountain Jewish community, and served on a number of organizations, including the United Jewish Council. Cowan was also an accomplished writer, and contributed to a number of periodicals.


  • 1978


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Scope and Contents

newspaper clipping (obituary)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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