Samuel Gross

As related by Eldys Gross (grandson)


Many people passed lightly through Leadville, yet even a brief experience there could have lasting impact. Samuel Gross was an Hungarian emigrant, born in 1868 or 1869, who lived in Leadville for a short sojourn beginning about 1887.

He worked at the May store there and blossomed as a long time employee of the Company becoming manager of its Cleveland department store. He married in Ohio in 1894 and died there in 1964.

Names associated with this surname:

  • Samuel Gross
  • [wife] Gross
  • [child] Gross
  • [child's wife] Gross
  • Eldys Gross

Temple Israel Foundation

208 West 8th Street

Leadville, Colorado 80461


Temple Israel Museum

201 West 4th Street

Leadville, Colorado 80461

Hebrew Cemetery

SW Corner of Evergreen Cemetery

North end of James Street, Leadville

Contact Us

Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn StumbleUpon Send an Email

Copyright 2018 • Temple Israel Foundation • Leadville, Colorado