Montana

Sam Fefferman: Jewish Dealer in Hides & Furs of Billings, Montana

Sam Fefferman Values Codes I – E – L   Sam Fefferman was born in 1885, in Poduloesky, Russia.   Along the way . . . . In 1897, at 12 years of age, Sam Fefferman came to America, settling in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his widowed mother and

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The Pioneer Jewish Organizations of Butte, Montana

  The Hebrew Benevolent Association, est. 1881 The Hebrew Benevolent Association held the first High Holy Day services in Butte. The Northern Pacific Railroad deeded land to the Society in 1885 for a Jewish cemetery. The cemetery was deeded over to B’nai Israel Congregation in 1905.   Congregation B’nai

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Henry Lupin Frank: Pioneer Multi-Millionaire and the Second Elected Mayor of Butte, Montana

Henry Lupin Frank  Values Codes I – E – L -P   Henry Lupin Frank was born in 1851 in Irontown, Ohio, near Cincinnati, the eldest son of Moses and Esther Frank of Alsace. The 1870 U.S.Census shows Moses Frank as a wholesale dry merchant in Pomeroy

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Henry Jacobs: the First Elected Mayor of Butte, Montana, 1879-1880

  Henry Jacobs Values Codes I – E – L – P   Henry Jacobs was born in 1835, in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.   Along the way . . . Henry Jacobs came to America with his family in 1844, at 9 years of age. In 1866, after roaming the

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Earle N. Genzberger: Civic Leader of Butte, Montana

Earle N. Genzberger Values Codes I – E – L   Earle Genzberger was born in Helena, Montana, in 1891. Genzberger earned his law degree from the University of Michigan.   Butte, Montana In 1912, Genzberger began working as an attorney in Butte. Genzberger served as Treasurer of Krao

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Gustav Weinstock: Successful Jewish Merchant of Butte, Montana

Gustav Weinstock Values Codes I – E – L   Gustav Weinstock was born in Germany in 1887. In 1889, his parents, Phillip and Bertha Weinstock, brought their five children to Minneapolis. There, Phillip left his family and continued West to Butte, Montana.   Butte, Montana Once

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