Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Simon Appel was born in Hungary in 1830 and died in Denver in 1912. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848, becoming a successful tailor. Simon Appel married Hanna Greenwald in 1851. Their son David Edward Appel, born in Philadelphia in 1853, went to Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1871 and moved to Denver that same year.David Appel had worked for his father to learn the tailoring trade and began “The Clothing House” when he moved to Denver. Simon and his eldest son Jacob came to Denver in...
Overview Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr. (1878-1956), and Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. (-1993), were a father and son who gained acclaim in Colorado for their legal work throughout the 20th century. Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr., was born in 1878 and received a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1901. In 1903, Rothgerber and Walter Appel became law partners and opened their own law firm, Rothgerber & Appel (now Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP). In 1913, Rothgerber, Sr., was elected judge...