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Rabbi Earl Stone , 1981-1991

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0015


Rabbi Earl Stone was born in 1914 in Pennsylvania and attended Syracuse University and was ordained before moving to Chicago to serve as the assistant rabbi at Temple Isaiah Israel. He served with General Patton's staff in World War II and was decorated with the Presidential Unit Citation, six battle stars, three bronze arrows, and the bronze star. He married Judith Wilensky in 1942 and following the war moved to Jacksonville and then Denver in his capacity as rabbi or assistant rabbi. He became the spiritual leader of Denver's Temple Emanuel in 1956 and was well loved there, serving the community and actively working to improve the floundering situation of the Temple at the time. He passed away in 1992.


  • 1981-1991


12 Items : Contains twelve (12) items, many of which are multi-page documents.

Scope and Contents

File contains articles and transcript of oral history (B098.01.0006.00147). Rabbi Earl Stone was the rabbi at Temple Emanuel and was on General Patton's staff during World War II. File also contains a copy of the Intermountain Jewish News 1981 tribute to Rabbi and Mrs. Stone that includes information on prominent members of Temple Emanuel, copies of various newsclippings, and several manuscripts of memoirs.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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