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Hyman Zadek Salomon , 1969

 File
Identifier: B111.09.0009.0002

Overview

Hyman Z. Salomon was born in 1832 in Posen, Prussia. He moved to what was then the city of Auraria, now Denver, in 1859 and is claimed to be the first Jewish settler in Colorado. He married Cecilia Joel and the couple had two daughters. Hyman originally set up as a mercantile man but he was also involved with the Capitol Hydraulic Company, the Platte River Ditch Company, and several other businesses in Denver along with his brother, Fred Z. Salomon. Hyman passed away on November 21, 1897.

Dates

  • 1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.

Extent

1 items : One (1) item.

Scope and Contents

Folder contains a newspaper article about Hyman Z. Salomon and his home at 964 Logan Street. Hyman Salomon was the earliest known Jewish settler in Colorado, arriving in February 1859. Brother of Fred Zadek Salomon.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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