Thanks to Patrick Lombardi for the recent donation of photos, articles and documents related to his grandfather Angelo N. Lombardi.

Angelo Lombardi, pioneer El Paso jeweler, came to El Paso from New York City in 1911, and became manager of the Eddy Foster Manufacturing Co., the largest jewelry business in the Southwest.

Until World War II Lombardi was El Paso representative for the Italian government and was president of the Anglo-American Club which ceased to hold meetings when the war began.

Lombardi lived in El Paso for 35, he died of a heart attack at the age of 63, in his shop at 104 San Francisco street. His home was at 1509 Montana.