Charles Seligman

Occupation: Clerk, Business Owner

Born: 1847

Birthplace: Germany

Death: ?


A. Seligman

Occupation: ?

Born: 1850

Birthplace: Germany

Death: ?

Charles Seligman was a business owner who lived Leadville from the late 1870s to the 1880s. Seligman was born in Germany during 1847. [1] Seligman married A. Seligman, who was also born in Germany during 1850. It is not known exactly when the couple moved to Leadville or their activities prior to arrival in the city.

In 1879, Seligman was listed as a clerk for M. Leppel and Company. M. Leppel and Company was a wholesale alcohol distributor located at 96 East Chestnut Street. [2] In 1880, it appears that Seligman decided to operate a saloon. The saloon was located at 426 West Chestnut Street and the family resided at the same address. [3] Between 1880 and 1881, Selgiman took up a new address at 210 West Fourth Street. [4]


Unfortunately, there is no additional information on Seligman’s life in Leadville.

Names associated with this surname:

  • Charles Seligman
  • A. Seligman

1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 August 2017), Charles Seligman, Leadville, Lake, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district ED 75, sheet 338B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0091; FHL microfilm 1,254,091.

2 “To Saloon Keepers.” Leadville Daily Herald. Leadville, CO; USA. October 23, 1881.

3 Clark, WM, Root WA and Anderson, HC. “Clark, Root and Co’s First Annual City Directory Of Leadville And Business Directory Of Carbonateville, Kokomo And Malta For 1879”. Daily Times Steam Printing House And Book Manufactory; Denver, CO: USA. 1879.

4 Corbett, TB, Hoye, WC and Ballanger, JH. “Corbet, Hoye and Co’s First Annual City Directory: Containing A Complete List Of The Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms Etc. In The City Of Leadville For 1880”. Democrat Printing Company; Leadville, CO: USA. 1880.


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