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Louis Kaufman was born in Baden, Germany in 1848.
In 1864, Louis Kaufman came to the United States at the age of 16.
Louis Kaufman made his first money in mining.
Louis Kaufman invested his mining earnings in the Helena Meat Company.
Later, he and his partner, Louis Stadler, owned the stockyard for 61 years.
Louis Kaufman was a Mason.
Louis Kaufman died in Montana in 1933.
He is buried at the Home of Peace Cemetery in Helena, Montana.
- Coleman, Julie L. Golden Opportunities: A Biographical History of Montana’s Jewish Communities. Helena, Montana: SkyHouse Publishers, 1994.
- Moses Morris papers, 1894-1932. Montana Historical Society Research Center – Archives and Photographs Archives. http://188.8.131.52/archivegrid/collection/data/420247227
- Birth/Death Date information from findagrave.com
- Montana Women’s History. http://montanawomenshistory.org/using-quilts-as-a-window-into-montana-womens-history/#more-2082
Samantha Silver is our Curator for this Louis Kaufman Exhibit.
We need pictures and more information to help fill out this exhibit.