New Mexico Jewish Pioneers

Charles Clever: New Mexico Business and Legal Pioneer

Charles P. Clever Values Codes E – L – P   Charles Clever was born in Cologne, Prussia in 1830. In 1849, Clever arrived in the United States. In 1854, he was naturalized as an American citizen.   Along the way . . .  In 1850, Charles

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Congregation Albert: The Oldest Continuing Jewish Organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Congregation Albert   Congregation Albert is the oldest continuing Jewish organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 1883, the first congregation of Albuquerque was the B’nai Brith Lodge No. 336. In 1896, with seventy members, the founders discussed the formation of an official synagogue. Congregation Albert was established

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Congregation Montefiore: The First Synagogue in the New Mexico Territory

Congregation Montefiore   Congregation Montefiore was the first synagogue in New Mexico, located in the city of Las Vegas, Northwest of Santa Fe. In 1881, before Congregation Montefiore was formed, the Montefiore Jewish Cemetery was established next to the Masonic cemetery. Congregation Montefiore was established in 1884

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Columbus Moise: Jewish Chief Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court of New Mexico, 1880

Columbus Moise Values Codes I – H – E – L   Columbus Moise, Jr. was born in 1855 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His parents were Columbus Moise, Sr. and Fanny Emma Levy.   New Mexico Territory Civic In 1874, Columbus Moise, Jr. was elected City Attorney

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Sol Floersheim: New Mexico Jewish Pioneer & Empire Builder

Sol Floersheim Values Codes I – H – E – L – P   Sol Floersheim was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1856.   Along the way . . . In 1879, Sol Floersheim came to the United States, settling briefly in New York. There, he worked

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