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January 6, 1929
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Henry Frankle, early Colorado pioneer, merchant and philanthropist, died at his home in Denver at the age of 87.

He was one of the founders and the first president of the National Jewish Hospital, and for 35 years was president of Temple Emanuel, resigning to hold the position in an honorary capacity five years ago. He was also one of the founders of the Denver National Home for Jewish Children.

He was a native of Poland, and came to the United States in 1855, and to Colorado in 1879. He was the oldest living Odd Fellow in the state.

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