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Joseph, Solomon, 1880-circa 1992

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0013


Joseph Solomon was born in Essen, Prussia on May 14, 1840. He moved to Nashville when he was 19 and opened a clothing store there. He married Emma Adler in 1865 and moved to Kentucky 9 years later with their 3 children. They moved again to Denver in 1878, now with 6 children, and Joseph opened a pawn and loan business and helped to found the early Jewish congregations in Denver. He operated a dry goods business for the miners in Alma, CO and owned the "Daisy Mine." He died in 1901 of what the newspapers reported as apoplexy.


  • 1880-circa 1992


11 items : Contains eleven (11) documents.

Scope and Contents

Folder contains information on Joseph Solomon, early resident of Denver and Alma, Colorado. He had stores in Denver and Alma and later owned the "Daisy Mine." Information includes copies of genealogical information, biographies, obituaries, correspondence, poor copies of newspaper articles, and a copy of a photograph of Solomon.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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