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Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr., 1913-1992

Identifier: B234.02


  • 1913-1992


Biographical / Historical

Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr., was born in 1913 to Reina Grunsfeld Rothgerber and Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr. He studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he received both undergraduate and law degrees. Rothgerber, Jr., joined his father’s law firm, Rothgerber & Appel, in 1935 and became a partner in 1941. He got involved in WWII in 1942 and eventually earned the rank of lieutenant colonel. Rothberger, Jr., then returned to Denver and practiced law for a short while before teaching law at the University of Colorado School of Law and the University of Denver. He rejoined Rothgerber & Appel after his father passed away in 1956. Rothberger, Jr., died in 1993.


0 Linear Feet (1 record box and 2 flat boxes, 21 x 17 x 3.5 inches)

Scope and Contents

The collection contains scrapbooks and other papers relating to the education, personal lives, and law practice of Ira C. Rothberger Jr. , 20th century. The scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, ticket stubs, telegrams, postcards, invitations, event programs, greeting cards, awards, and other materials. Some of the newspaper clippings describe law cases in which Ira Rothgerber, Jr., was involved. Other materials include unidentified, undated essays and notes about law cases, and a guest book for Rothgerber's 40th birthday.


Series 2 is arranged chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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