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Samuel Grabfelder

Samuel Grabfelder, German philanthropist.

Background

  • Grabfelder, Samuel was born on September 2, 1844 in Bavaria, Germany. Son of Emanuel and Regina (Dreyfus) Grabfelder.

  • Education

    • Came to America, 1858. Educated boarding school, Hardinsburg, Kentucky.

    Career

    • In distilling business, Louisville, Kentucky, 1867-1903. Devoted attention to charitable work. President National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, Denver (donated $40,000 to this institution, 1913).

      Officer various other instns.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Connections

    • Married Delia Griff, February 13, 1870.
    • father: Emanuel Grabfelder
    • mother: Regina (Dreyfus) Grabfelder
    • spouse: Delia Griff
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