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Edward Simon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B329

Edward Elias Simon was a long-time board member and president of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) from 1967 to 1969. He initiated a development fund during his presidency of the JCC and the new facilities were dedicated in August of 1972. The collection includes material on the expansion project of the JCC, administrative materials, photographs, and newsclippings.

Dates

  • 1958-1982

Creator

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (half-letter document box and half-legal document box)

Scope and Contents

The collection includes material on the expansion project of the JCC, annual reports, board manuals, photographs, and newsclippings.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Elias Simon was born in Denver, Colorado on July 23, 1914, the son of Saling Solomon Simon and Sara Elizabeth Lowenstein Simon. He married Jeanne Grauman Simon in a ceremony at the Green Gables Country Club on November 9, 1932. Edward Simon was a long-time board member and president of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) from 1967 to 1969. He initiated a development fund during his presidency of the JCC and the new facilities were dedicated in August of 1972. He was a member of the board of Temple Emanuel, the national board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and a national board of Jewish Community Centers. He was a member of Green Gables Country Club and a founding member of the Town Club. He died in Denver on June 13, 1999.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in three series: 1. JCC Administrative Records, 1958-1969. 2. Newspaper Artiacles and Photographs, 1960-1982. 3. Building Campaign, 1968-1972.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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