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Fred Zadek Salomon , 1872-1978

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0001


Fred Zadek Salomon was born April 10, 1830 in Strelno, Poland and opened the first general mercantile house in Denver in 1959. He fought in the Civil War and was instrumental in the formation of Denver as the major city in the what would become the state of Colorado. Fred was involved with the Denver City Water Company, the Denver Chamber of Commerce, the Denver Town Co., Denver Lodge No. 171, B'nai B'rith, the Merchants Protective Association, the Denver Pacific Railroad, and the Denver Society, among many other groups and businesses. He passed away in November 1888.


  • 1872-1978


6 Items : Six (6) documents.

Scope and Contents

Folder contains copies of documents for B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge No. 171, Salomon Brothers Groceries advertisement, an obituary for Salomon, and a paper on the Salomon Family History.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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