Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview David Gross was born in Austria-Hungary and died at the age of 53 on February 23, 1920. David Gross married Rosa Printz in 1894 in Denver, Colorado. He retired from active business when in his 40s and devoted his time to philanthropic efforts. David Gross was particulary involved with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), serving as the first vice-president. As chairman of the house committee he personally chose food at the markets in the early morning, and established a deli at JCRS....
Overview Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early...
Overview Tillye Levy talks about I. Rude (Isadore). Mr. Rude was a Denver Jewish philanthropist with a JCRS and a B'nai B'rith building named after him. He is also the namesake of Rude Park.