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Samuel Grabfelder

philanthropist

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.

Connections

Married Delia Griff, February 13, 1870.

father:
Emanuel Grabfelder

mother:
Regina (Dreyfus) Grabfelder

spouse:
Delia Griff