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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Denver city & county

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  • Denver Congregation Emanuel Cemetery
  • Denver Fairmount Cemetery
  • Denver Fort Logan National Cemetery
  • Denver Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Denver Riverside Cemetery
  • Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral


    Congregation Emanuel Cemetery
    430 South Quebec Street
    Denver, Colorado
    Founded 1874
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ira Louis Quiat (1891-1967) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Weld County, Colo., November 1, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Colorado state senate, 1927. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; B'nai B'rith; American Legion. Died in Denver, Colo., January 2, 1967 (age 75 years, 62 days). Interment at Congregation Emanuel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna (Shames) Quiat (1863-1950) and Philip Quiat (1865-1953); married, June 15, 1921, to Esther Greenblatt (1902-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairmount Cemetery
    430 South Quebec Street
    Denver, Colorado
    Founded 1890
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Walter Speer (1855-1918) — also known as Robert W. Speer — of Denver, Colo. Born in Huntingdon County, Pa., December 1, 1855. Democrat. Postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1886-89; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1904-12, 1916-18. Died in 1918 (age about 62 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George W. Speer and Jane Ann (Brewster) Speer; married 1882 to Kate A. Thrush.
      Cross-reference: John S. Irby
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Henry M. Teller Henry Moore Teller (1830-1914) — also known as Henry M. Teller — of Central City, Gilpin County, Colo. Born in Granger, Allegany County, N.Y., May 23, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1876-82, 1885-1909; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1882-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1896 (speaker). Died in Denver, Colo., February 23, 1914 (age 83 years, 276 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James H. Teller (1850-1937).
      Teller County, Colo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      Dewey Crossman Bailey (1860-1937) — also known as Dewey C. Bailey — of Denver, Colo. Born in Coldwater, Branch County, Mich., 1860. Member of Colorado state senate, 1888-92; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1919-23. Died in 1937 (age about 77 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Adella Brown (1860-1937).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William J. Barker (d. 1911) — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1874-76. Died in 1911. Entombed at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wolfe Londoner (1842-1912) — of Denver, Colo. Born in 1842. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1880; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1889-91. Died in 1912 (age about 70 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Davis Begole (1877-1956) — also known as George D. Begole — of Denver, Colo. Born in Kirksville, Adair County, Mo., May 28, 1877. Republican. Accountant; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1931-35. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died in Denver, Colo., December 22, 1956 (age 79 years, 208 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Davis W. Begole and Lydia (Stanford) Begole; married, June 1, 1927, to Ethel Waldo (1878-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry V. Johnson (b. 1852) — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky.; Denver, Colo. Born in Scott County, Ky., August 6, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Scott County Attorney; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1893-97; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1899-1901. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Berry (1833-1879); son of George W. Johnson.
      Political family: Johnson family of Georgetown, Kentucky.
      James Quigg Newton, Jr. (1911-2003) — also known as J. Quigg Newton — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., August 3, 1911. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1947-55; president, University of Colorado system, 1956-63. Died in Denver, Colo., April 4, 2003 (age 91 years, 244 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Virginia Shafroth (1920-2010).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas S. McMurray — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1895-99. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Edwin Carl Johnson (1884-1970) — also known as Edwin C. Johnson; "Big Ed" — of Craig, Moffat County, Colo. Born in Scandia, Republic County, Kan., January 1, 1884. Democrat. Railroad work; telegrapher; farmer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1923-31; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1931-32; Governor of Colorado, 1933-37, 1955-57; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1937-55; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange. Died in Denver, Colo., May 30, 1970 (age 86 years, 149 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nels Johnson and Anna Belle (Lunn) Johnson; married, February 17, 1907, to Fern Claire Armitage (1885-1971).
       — The Johnson Tunnel (opened 1979), which carries eastbound I-70 under the Continental Divide, in the Rocky Mountains, from Summit County to Clear Creek County, Colorado, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Morris — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1881-83; postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1883-86. Irish ancestry. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Marion D. Van Horn — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1893-95. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      James McDaniel Perkins (b. 1863) — also known as James M. Perkins — of Denver, Colo. Born in Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo., January 8, 1863. Physician; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1913-15. Baptist. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph C. Perkins and Rachel (Powell) Perkins; married, June 8, 1892, to Hattie F. Montague.
      John Franklin Shafroth (1854-1922) — also known as John F. Shafroth — of Denver, Colo. Born in Fayette, Howard County, Mo., June 9, 1854. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1895-1904; resigned 1904; Governor of Colorado, 1909-13; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1913-19; defeated (Democratic), 1918. Died February 20, 1922 (age 67 years, 256 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Virginia Morrison (1855-1950).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Donald Millikin (1891-1958) — also known as Eugene D. Millikin — of Denver, Colo. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, February 12, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1941-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1944, 1948, 1952 (chair, Resolutions Committee), 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in Denver, Colo., July 26, 1958 (age 67 years, 164 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Hunter Millikin (1853-1928) and Mary (Schelly) Millikin; married to Delia Alsena (Shepard) Schuyler (1882-1973; widow of Karl Cortlandt Schuyler (1877-1933)).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Francis M. Case — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1873-74. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Charles Spalding Thomas (1849-1934) — also known as Charles S. Thomas — of Denver, Colo. Born in Darien, McIntosh County, Ga., December 6, 1849. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1900, 1908; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1884; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 1884-96; Governor of Colorado, 1899-1901; defeated, 1894; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1913-21; defeated (National), 1920. Died in Denver, Colo., June 24, 1934 (age 84 years, 200 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Emma Gould Fletcher.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lawrence Cowle Phipps (1862-1958) — also known as Lawrence C. Phipps — of Denver, Colo. Born in Amityville, Berks County, Pa., August 30, 1862. Republican. Vice-president and treasurer, Carnegie Steel Corporation; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1919-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1924, 1928; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1932. Episcopalian. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 1, 1958 (age 95 years, 183 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. William Henry Phipps and Agnes (McCall) Phipps; married to Genevieve Chandler (died 1931); father of Lawrence C. Phipps, Jr. (1886-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Hoyt Dominick (1915-1981) — also known as Peter H. Dominick — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., July 7, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1957-61; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1961-63; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1963-75; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1975. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Hobe Sound, Martin County, Fla., March 18, 1981 (age 65 years, 254 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Howard Alexander Smith (1880-1966).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Gabbert (1849-1923) — also known as William H. Gabbert — of Telluride, San Miguel County, Colo. Born in Scott County, Iowa, October 12, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 7th District, 1893-97; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1898-1917; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1904-07, 1915-17. Died in 1923 (age about 73 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 19, 1883, to Eva Adams (1854-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Danford Nicholson (1859-1923) — also known as Samuel D. Nicholson — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo. Born in Springfield, Prince Edward Island, February 22, 1859. Republican. President and general manager, Western Mining Co.; director, Denver National Bank, American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.), First National Bank (Monte Vista, Colo.); mayor of Leadville, Colo., 1893-97; candidate in primary for Governor of Colorado, 1914, 1916; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1921-23; died in office 1923. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from liver cancer, in Denver, Colo., March 24, 1923 (age 64 years, 30 days). Entombed at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Donald M. Nicholson and Catherine (McKenzie) Nicholson; married 1887 to Anne Nerey (died 1915).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Prentiss Costigan (1874-1939) — also known as Edward P. Costigan — of Denver, Colo. Born in King William County, Va., July 1, 1874. Lawyer; Progressive candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1912, 1914; U.S. Tariff Commissioner, 1917-28.; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1927-28; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1931-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1936. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Denver, Colo., January 17, 1939 (age 64 years, 200 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mabel Cory (1873-1951).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gordon Llewellyn Allott (1907-1989) — also known as Gordon Allott — of Lamar, Prowers County, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., January 2, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964 (delegation chair), 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1950-55; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1955-73; defeated, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Rotary; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Delta Sigma Pi. Died, of cancer, in Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 17, 1989 (age 82 years, 15 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leonard John Allott and Bertha Louise (Reese) Allott; married, May 15, 1934, to Welda O. Hall.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Thomas Macdonald Patterson (1839-1916) — also known as Thomas M. Patterson — of Denver, Colo. Born in County Carlow, Ireland, November 4, 1839. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Colorado Territory, 1875-77; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado Territory, 1876; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado Territory, 1876; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1877-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1892; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1888, 1914; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1896, 1900; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1901-07. Died in Denver, Colo., July 23, 1916 (age 76 years, 262 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Patterson and Margaret (Mountjoy) Patterson; married 1863 to Katherine Grafton (1849-1902).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nathaniel Peter Hill (1832-1900) — also known as Nathaniel P. Hill — of Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., February 18, 1832. Republican. Member Colorado territorial council, 1872-73; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1879-85. Died in Denver, Colo., May 22, 1900 (age 68 years, 93 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Alice Hale (1840-1908).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles James Hughes, Jr. (1853-1911) — also known as Charles J. Hughes, Jr. — of Arapahoe County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Kingston, Caldwell County, Mo., February 16, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1908; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1909-11; died in office 1911. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died, from pernicious anemia and myelitis, in Denver, Colo., January 11, 1911 (age 57 years, 329 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1874 to Lucy Menefee; father of Gerald Hughes (1875-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Wallace Dorsey (1842-1916) — also known as Stephen W. Dorsey — of Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Benson, Rutland County, Vt., February 28, 1842. Republican. U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1873-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1876, 1880. Indicted in 1881 for his participation in the Star Route frauds against the U.S. Post Office Department; tried twice in 1882-83 and ultimately acquitted. Died March 20, 1916 (age 74 years, 21 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Lee Knous (1889-1959) — also known as W. Lee Knous — of Montrose, Montrose County, Colo. Born in Ouray, Ouray County, Colo., February 2, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state senate 17th District, 1930-37; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1937-47; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1946-47; Governor of Colorado, 1947-50; U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1950. Suffered a heart attack at his office, and died soon after in St. Joseph's Hospital, Denver, Colo., December 11, 1959 (age 70 years, 312 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elsie Marie Grabow (1893-1977); father of Robert Lee Knous (1917-2000).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Walker Pitkin (1837-1886) — also known as Frederick W. Pitkin — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., August 31, 1837. Lawyer; Governor of Colorado, 1879-83. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., December 18, 1886 (age 49 years, 109 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli Pitkin (1803-1849) and Hannah M. (Torrey) Pitkin (1804-1843); married, June 17, 1862, to Fidelia Maria James (1842-1929); second great-grandnephew of William Pitkin; first cousin four times removed of William Greene; first cousin five times removed of Roger Wolcott; second cousin twice removed of Timothy Pitkin; second cousin thrice removed of William Greene, Jr. (1731-1809) and Daniel Pitkin; second cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third cousin of George Eastman; third cousin twice removed of Ray Greene; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles, Moses Seymour, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; fourth cousin of Abel Madison Scranton and Joseph Pomeroy Root; fourth cousin once removed of Silas Condict, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, John Robert Graham Pitkin, Clarence Horatio Pitkin, Carroll Peabody Pitkin, Caleb Seymour Pitkin and Eldred C. Pitkin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Pitkin County, Colo. is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Rice William Means (1877-1949) — also known as Rice W. Means — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., November 16, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Adams County Judge, 1902-04; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1924-27. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; United Spanish War Veterans; American Legion. Died in Denver, Colo., January 30, 1949 (age 71 years, 75 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1902 to C. Frances Dickinson (1881-1961).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Taylor Adams (1873-1942) — also known as John T. Adams — of Denver, Colo. Born in LaPorte, LaPorte County, Ind., December 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1925-35; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1931-35. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1942 (age about 68 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Leander Adams and Nannie (Pressly) Adams; married, May 29, 1902, to Sue E. Raber.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clarence J. Morley (1869-1948) — of Colorado. Born in Dyersville, Dubuque County, Iowa, February 9, 1869. Republican. Governor of Colorado, 1925-27. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., November 15, 1948 (age 79 years, 280 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ralph Lawrence Carr (1887-1950) — also known as Ralph L. Carr — of Antonito, Conejos County, Colo. Born in Rosita, Custer County, Colo., December 11, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Conejos County Attorney, 1922-29; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1929-33; Governor of Colorado, 1939-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1942. Christian Scientist. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., September 22, 1950 (age 62 years, 285 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Frank Carr and Mattie (Kimberlin) Carr; married, February 1, 1913, to Gretchen Fowler (1889-1937).
      Cross-reference: William S. Hill
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Ralph Carr: Adam Schrager, The Principled Politician: The Ralph Carr Story
      Job Adams Cooper (1843-1899) — of Colorado. Born November 6, 1843. Governor of Colorado, 1889-91. Died January 20, 1899 (age 55 years, 75 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane O. Barnes (1843-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Benton Grant (1848-1911) — also known as James B. Grant — of Colorado. Born January 2, 1848. Democrat. Governor of Colorado, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Died November 1, 1911 (age 63 years, 303 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Goodell (1857-1941); nephew of James Grant (1812-1891).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elias Milton Ammons (1860-1925) — of Douglas County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Macon County, N.C., July 28, 1860. Democrat. Rancher; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1890-94; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1893-94; member of Colorado state senate, 1898-1902; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1904, 1906; Governor of Colorado, 1913-15. Member, Lions. Died in Denver, Colo., May 20, 1925 (age 64 years, 296 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jehu R. Ammons and Margaret C. (Brendle) Ammons; married, January 29, 1889, to Elizabeth Fleming (1869-1945); father of Teller Ammons (1895-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James H. Teller (1850-1937) — of Colorado. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., June 14, 1850. Secretary of Colorado Territory, 1883-86; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1915-25; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1923-25. Died in Denver, Colo., January 25, 1937 (age 86 years, 225 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Henry Moore Teller (1830-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Ellery Sweet (1869-1942) — also known as William E. Sweet — of Denver, Colo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 27, 1869. Investment banker; Governor of Colorado, 1923-25; defeated (Republican), 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1926, 1936 (primary). Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Denver, Colo., May 9, 1942 (age 73 years, 102 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Channing Sweet; married 1892 to Joyeuse L. Fullerton.
      Henry Augustus Buchtel (1847-1924) — also known as Henry A. Buchtel — of Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind.; Knightstown, Henry County, Ind.; Richmond, Wayne County, Ind.; Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; East Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Denver, Colo. Born near Akron, Summit County, Ohio, September 30, 1847. Republican. Ordained minister; chancellor, University of Denver, 1900-21; Governor of Colorado, 1907-09. Methodist. Died October 22, 1924 (age 77 years, 22 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Jonathan B. Buchtel; married, February 4, 1873, to Mary Nelson Stevenson (1853-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Julius Caldeen Gunter (1858-1940) — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark., October 31, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 3rd District, 1889-95; Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals, 1901-05; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1905-07; Governor of Colorado, 1917-19. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association. Died in Denver, Colo., October 26, 1940 (age 81 years, 361 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Montague Gunter (1826-1904) and Marcella (Jackson) Gunter; married, April 30, 1884, to Bettie Brown (1863-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Karl Cortlandt Schuyler (1877-1933) — also known as Karl C. Schuyler — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., April 3, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; oil business; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1932-33; defeated, 1920, 1932. Struck by an automobile, and subsequently died in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1933 (age 56 years, 119 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Schuyler (1841-1884) and Eleanor 'Nellie' (Farnan) Schuyler (1846-1895); married to Delia Alsena Shepard (1882-1973; who later married Eugene Donald Millikin); grandnephew of George Washington Schuyler; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Eugene Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Teller Ammons (1895-1972) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., December 3, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1930-35; Governor of Colorado, 1937-39; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta. Died January 16, 1972 (age 76 years, 44 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Milton Ammons (1860-1925) and Elizabeth (Fleming) Ammons (1869-1945); married, September 9, 1933, to Esther Davis (1902-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Moses Hallett (1834-1913) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., July 16, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member Colorado territorial council, 1863-66; justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1866-76; U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1877-1906; retired 1906. Died in Denver, Colo., April 25, 1913 (age 78 years, 283 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses Hallett and Eunice Hallett; married, February 9, 1882, to Katharine Felt.
      See also federal judicial profile — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Edward Garrigues (b. 1852) — also known as James E. Garrigues — of Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa; Greeley, Weld County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Dearborn County, Ind., October 6, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; district attorney 8th District, 1888-94; district judge in Colorado 8th District, 1903-10; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1910-21; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1919-21. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Miller Garrigues and Harriet (Tuthill) Garrigues; married, May 3, 1880, to Clara L. Boehner (died 1896); married, January 19, 1911, to Alice Roberts.
      William Newell Vaile (1876-1927) — also known as William N. Vaile — of Denver, Colo. Born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., June 22, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1919-27; defeated, 1916; died in office 1927. Congregationalist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, from heart disease, while riding in an automobile in or near Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, July 2, 1927 (age 51 years, 10 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Frederick Vaile and Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile; married, June 14, 1915, to Kate Rothwell Varrell (1876-1953).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Leslie Hagaman (1894-1966) — also known as Frank L. Hagaman — of Fairway, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Bushnell, McDonough County, Ill., June 1, 1894. Republican. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1935; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1945-46; member of Kansas state senate, 1945; Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1947-50; Governor of Kansas, 1950-51. Episcopalian. Died in a hospital at Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., June 23, 1966 (age 72 years, 22 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Blair Sutton.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Gifford Symes (1840-1893) — also known as George G. Symes — of Denver, Colo. Born in Ashtabula County, Ohio, April 28, 1840. Republican. Justice of Montana territorial supreme court, 1869; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1885-89. Died in Denver, Colo., November 3, 1893 (age 53 years, 189 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Robb Eaton (1877-1942) — also known as William R. Eaton — of Denver, Colo. Born in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, December 17, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1915-18, 1923-26; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1929-33; defeated, 1932, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Kappa Sigma. Died in Denver, Colo., December 16, 1942 (age 64 years, 364 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cyrus Black Eaton and Margaret (Whidden) Eaton; married, September 16, 1909, to Leila Carter (1877-1951); nephew of Charles Aubrey Eaton (1868-1953).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dean Milton Gillespie (1884-1949) — also known as Dean M. Gillespie — of Denver, Colo. Born in Salina, Saline County, Kan., May 3, 1884. Republican. U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1944-47; defeated, 1946. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 2, 1949 (age 64 years, 275 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Henry Platt, Jr. (1837-1894) — also known as James H. Platt, Jr. — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Canada, July 13, 1837. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1869-75. Drowned in Green Lake, near Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colo., August 13, 1894 (age 57 years, 31 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Sophia Chase (1856-1912).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jackson Orr (1832-1926) — of Iowa. Born in Fayette County, Ohio, September 21, 1832. Republican. Member of Iowa state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1871-75 (6th District 1871-73, 9th District 1873-75). Died in Denver, Colo., March 15, 1926 (age 93 years, 175 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Homer Franklin Bedford (1880-1968) — also known as Homer F. Bedford — of Weld County, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Balltown, Vernon County, Mo., March 16, 1880. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; postmaster; Weld County Assessor, 1922-32; Colorado state treasurer, 1933-34, 1937-38, 1941-42, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1953-54, 1957-58, 1963-66; defeated, 1966; Colorado state auditor, 1935-37, 1939-41, 1947-49, 1951-53, 1955-57, 1959-63; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1942. Protestant. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., March 26, 1968 (age 88 years, 10 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Franklin Bedford (1854-1931) and Eliza Ann (Summers) Bedford (1858-1940); married, June 22, 1904, to Stella Valencia Cornell (1885-1944); married, June 9, 1951, to Corrine G. Faust.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jasper Delos Ward (1829-1902) — of Illinois. Born in Java Center, Wyoming County, N.Y., February 1, 1829. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1873-75. Died in Denver, Colo., August 6, 1902 (age 73 years, 186 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cincinnatus Ward (1804-1883) and Eliza A. (Wooster) Ward (1809-1873); married to Emma Jane Raworth (1835-1905).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Rufus Switzer Rufus Switzer (1855-1947) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), October 25, 1855. Lawyer; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1909-12; coal mining executive. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., March 25, 1947 (age 91 years, 151 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ellen Vara (Doolittle) Switzer (1827-1912) and Jonathan Switzer (1830-1865); married 1887 to Emma E. Merrill (1861-1939).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
      George Washington Cook (1851-1916) — also known as George W. Cook — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Bradford, Lawrence County, Ind., November 10, 1851. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Leadville, Colo., 1885-87; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1907-09. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., December 18, 1916 (age 65 years, 38 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George John Kindel (1855-1930) — also known as George J. Kindel — of Denver, Colo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 2, 1855. Upholstery and furniture business; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1913-15; defeated, 1916 (Liberal), 1927 (Independent); Kindel Commercial Equality candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1914. Injured in an automobile accident near Hillrose, Colo., and subsequently died in a hospital at Brush, Morgan County, Colo., February 28, 1930 (age 74 years, 363 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred Farrar (1877-1961) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Evans, Weld County, Colo., November 15, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Colorado state attorney general, 1913-16; secretary and general counsel, Colorado Fuel and Iron Co. Episcopalian. Died in 1961 (age about 83 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Farrar and Agnes I. (McCain) Farrar; married, February 12, 1907, to Mary H. McMenemy.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Van Derveer Hodges (1878-1965) — also known as William V. Hodges — of Denver, Colo. Born in Westville, Otsego County, N.Y., July 6, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1928, 1932; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, 1924; speaker, 1924, 1928; Convention Vice-President, 1928; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1936; Treasurer of Republican National Committee, 1924-28. Member, Delta Psi; Union League. Died in Denver, Colo., 1965 (age about 86 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Lincoln Hodges and Ella (Van Derveer) Hodges; married, December 3, 1902, to Mabel E. Gilluly (died 1925); married 1926 to Catherine Lowndes.
      William Evans Burney (1893-1969) — also known as William E. Burney — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Hubbard, Hill County, Tex., September 11, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1940-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; insurance executive. Protestant. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Forty and Eight. Died in Denver, Colo., January 29, 1969 (age 75 years, 140 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 26, 1921, to Eunice L. Latamore (1897-1989).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John W. Metzger (1914-1984) — of Denver, Colo. Born in a sod hut on the prairie near Sterling, Logan County, Colo., April 4, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948; Colorado state attorney general, 1949-50; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1952. Died, of prostate cancer, in Denver, Colo., January 25, 1984 (age 69 years, 296 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Byron Lindberg Johnson (1917-2000) — also known as Byron L. Johnson — of Denver, Colo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 12, 1917. Democrat. Economist; university professor; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1959-61; defeated, 1956, 1960, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960, 1968. Congregationalist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 6, 2000 (age 82 years, 86 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 22, 1938, to Catherine Elizabeth Teter (1916-1999).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Armstrong Haggott (1864-1958) — also known as Warren A. Haggott — of Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born near Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, May 18, 1864. Republican. School teacher; mining engineer; lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1902-03; member of Colorado state senate, 1903-05; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1907-09; defeated, 1908; district judge in Colorado 2nd District, 1921-23. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Denver, Colo., April 29, 1958 (age 93 years, 346 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Pearl Haggott and Margaret Agnes (Gamble) Haggott; married, December 29, 1897, to Lou Willie Cecil.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gail Leonard Ireland (1895-1988) — also known as Gail L. Ireland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., November 21, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Colorado state attorney general, 1941-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in 1988 (age about 92 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clarence Mead Ireland and Bertha (Strawn) Ireland; married, January 9, 1924, to Eleanor Staats; married, March 24, 1927, to Jewel Cawthon; first cousin of Clarence Leo Ireland (1889-?).
      Hugh Hiram Price (1859-1904) — also known as Hugh H. Price — of Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wis. Born in Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wis., December 2, 1859. Republican. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1887; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1889-91. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Denver, Colo., December 25, 1904 (age 45 years, 23 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Thompson Price (1824-1886); married to Eliza Blakeley Graham (1873-1963).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Cass Carpenter (1836-1908) — also known as Lewis C. Carpenter — of South Carolina; Leadville, Lake County, Colo. Born in Putnam, Windham County, Conn., February 20, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Sen. William H. Buckingham, 1868-73; member of Republican National Committee from South Carolina, 1870-72; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1874-75; newspaper editor. Died in Denver, Colo., March 6, 1908 (age 72 years, 15 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Lewis Cass
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clarence Leo Ireland (b. 1889) — also known as Clarence L. Ireland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo., December 5, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Colorado state attorney general, 1931-32; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Episcopalian or Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Ireland and Clara Jennie (Ball) Ireland; married, January 26, 1918, to Bess Low; first cousin of Gail Leonard Ireland (1895-1988).
      Victoria Buckley (1947-1999) — also known as Vikki Buckley — of Colorado. Born in Denver, Colo., November 2, 1947. Republican. Secretary of state of Colorado, 1995-99; died in office 1999. Female. African ancestry. Died, of congestive heart failure caused by heart disease, at University Hospital, Denver, Colo., July 14, 1999 (age 51 years, 254 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Alfred E. Bent (d. 1922) — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1905-07; Colorado state treasurer, 1907-08. Died in 1922. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Frank Hall — of Colorado. Secretary of Colorado Territory, 1866-74. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Henrich Anton Fredrich Walsen (1841-1906) — also known as Fred Walsen — of Colorado. Born in 1841. Colorado state treasurer, 1883-84. Founded the town of Walsenburg, Colorado, which is named for him. Died in Denver, Colo., February 15, 1906 (age about 64 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Mignolet (1853-1935) — also known as Jean Mignolet — of Denver, Colo. Born in Dendermonde, Belgium, June 17, 1853. Honorary Consul for Belgium in Denver, Colo., 1895-1935. Belgian ancestry. Died in Denver, Colo., October 25, 1935 (age 82 years, 130 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul Weiss (1864-1943) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Basel, Switzerland, July 8, 1864. Naturalized U.S. citizen; optician; Honorary Consul for Switzerland in Denver, Colo., 1902-35. Died in Denver, Colo., February 13, 1943 (age 78 years, 220 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Allison E. Stocker — of Colorado. Colorado state treasurer, 1915-16. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Richard Le Bert (1850-1942) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 23, 1850. Dealer in stone, lime, and fire-clay; Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder, 1894-97; U.S. Consul in Ghent, 1898-1902. Died in 1942 (age about 91 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1882 to Louise C. Mensch (1854-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Clarence Leckemby (1889-1963) — also known as J. Clarence Leckemby — of Maine. Born November 9, 1889. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1936. Died in Denver, Colo., 1963 (age about 73 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Bartlet (1897-2005).
      Adella Brown Bailey (1860-1937) — also known as Adella Brown; Mrs. Dewey C. Bailey — of Denver, Colo. Born in 1860. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920. Female. Died in 1937 (age about 77 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dewey Crossman Bailey (1860-1937).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Viggo Egede Baerresen (1858-1940) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 13, 1858. Vice-Consul for Denmark in Denver, Colo., 1903-07. Danish ancestry. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 21, 1940 (age 82 years, 8 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Gunda Marie Graverholt (1864-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anna Lou P. Boettcher (1903-1941) — also known as Anna Lou Pigott — of Denver, Colo. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., October 29, 1903. Delegate to Colorado convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Denver, Colo., September 17, 1941 (age 37 years, 323 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Harry Hale Pigott (1868-1954) and Anna (Frizell) Pigott (1874-1956); married 1926 to Charles Boettcher II (1901-1963; son of Claudius Kedzie Boettcher; grandson of Charles Boettcher (1852-1948)); niece of William Trigg Pigott.
      Political family: Boettcher family of Denver, Colorado.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Boettcher (1852-1948) — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo.; Boulder, Boulder County, Colo.; Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Kölleda, Germany, April 8, 1852. Republican. Hardware business; co-founder and vice-president, Great Western Sugar Co.; co-founder and president Ideal Cement Company; vice-president, Brown Palace Hotel Company; real estate investor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916 (alternate), 1928. German ancestry. Died, in his suite at the Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colo., July 2, 1948 (age 96 years, 85 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Boettcher and Susanna Boettcher; married to Fannie Augusta Cowan (1856-1952); father of Claudius Kedzie Boettcher; grandfather of Charles Boettcher II (who married Anna Lou Pigott (1903-1941)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Lockhart Fetzer (1886-1955) — also known as Frank L. Fetzer — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., August 19, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940, 1948. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Denver, Colo., 1955 (age about 68 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John L. Fetzer (1846-1911) and Lucretia (Elgin) Fetzer (1853-1955); married to Alma Blood (1889-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claudius Kedzie Boettcher (1875-1957) — also known as Claude K. Boettcher — of Denver, Colo. Born in Boulder, Boulder County, Colo., January 10, 1875. Republican. Packing business; banker; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; chairman, Denver and Intermountain Railway; president, Brown Palace Hotel; director, Great Western Sugar Co.; director, Denver Dry Goods Co.; vice-president of several electric utilities; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1944. Episcopalian. German ancestry. Died in Denver, Colo., June 9, 1957 (age 82 years, 150 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Boettcher and Fannie August (Cowan) Boettcher (1856-1952); married, January 29, 1900, to De Allen McMurtrie (divorced); married 1920 to Edna Case McElveen; father of Charles Boettcher II (who married Anna Lou Pigott (1903-1941)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eileen Ewing Archibold (1899-1992) — also known as Eileen E. Archibold; Eileen Eleanor Ewing — of Denver, Colo. Born in Leadville, Lake County, Colo., October 2, 1899. Republican. Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1940; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1944-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee). Female. Member, Junior League. Died in February, 1992 (age 92 years, 0 days). Entombed at Fairmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John Alvin Ewing and Georgia Muriel (White) Ewing; married, September 14, 1927, to Robert French Archibold, Jr. (1897-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fort Logan National Cemetery
    Denver, Colorado
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Albert Carroll (1901-1983) — also known as John A. Carroll — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., July 30, 1901. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1940, 1952, 1960; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1947-51; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1957-63; defeated, 1950, 1962. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died in Denver, Colo., August 31, 1983 (age 82 years, 32 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dorothy R. Doyle (1904-1982).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arie Parks Taylor (1927-2003) — also known as Arie P. Taylor; "Denver's Bella Abzug" — of Denver, Colo. Born in Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1927. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1968, 1972 (alternate); member of Colorado state house of representatives 7th District, 1973-84; Denver clerk and recorder, 1991-95. Female. African ancestry. Colorado's first African-American woman legislator. Died, in Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, Colo., September 27, 2003 (age about 76 years). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      The Arie P. Taylor Municipal Center, in Denver, Colorado, is named for her.
      Clarence Edward Macy (1886-1984) — also known as Clarence E. Macy — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., November 9, 1886. Railway mail clerk; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Coblenz, 1921-25; Dakar, 1925-27; Monrovia, 1927-28; U.S. Consul in Port Elizabeth, 1928-30; Tampico, as of 1932; Kabul, as of 1938-40; Karachi, as of 1938-43. Died April 16, 1984 (age 97 years, 159 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Neal Dow Bishop (1900-1980) — also known as Neal D. Bishop — of Denver, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., July 18, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chiropractor; member of Colorado state senate, 1950. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion. Died May 20, 1980 (age 79 years, 307 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Neal Dow
      Relatives: Married, February 23, 1928, to Emma S. Alexander.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Edward Bennett (1914-1987) — also known as Charles E. Bennett — of Denver, Colo. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., November 14, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president, Sally Lou Food Co.; vice-president, Tasty Foods Inc.; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1948-50; member of Colorado state senate, 1958. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Beta Theta Pi; Humane Society; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Reserve Officers Association. Died July 22, 1987 (age 72 years, 250 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 20, 1940, to Sylvia Patricia Mason.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Grove (1923-1999) — of Colorado. Born in Millport, Lamar County, Ala., December 14, 1923. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1960. Sponsored legislation to create Colorado's prison work release program. Served ten years on Colorado's State Adult Parole Board before being fired in 1984 over allegations of sexual harassment; later reinstated; the sexual harassment allegations were never substantiated. Died of bone cancer, in Denver, Colo., September 13, 1999 (age 75 years, 273 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary M. (Young) Grove (1890-1989) and Elbert Vernon Grove (1891-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John R. Jacobucci (1916-1984) — of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyo. Born July 5, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died March 11, 1984 (age 67 years, 250 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Denver, Colorado
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Horace Austin Warner Tabor (1830-1899) — also known as Horace A. W. Tabor; "The Bonanza King of Leadville" — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Holland, Orleans County, Vt., November 26, 1830. Republican. Mayor of Leadville, Colo., 1878-79; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1879-83; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1883; postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1898-99. Died in Denver, Colo., April 10, 1899 (age 68 years, 135 days). Original interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery; reinterment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    5201 Brighton Road
    Denver, Colorado
    Founded 1876
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Sopris (1813-1893) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Bucks County, Pa., June 26, 1813. Carpenter; steamboat captain; prospector; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1878-81. Member, Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., April 7, 1893 (age 79 years, 285 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Mount Sopris, in Pitkin County, Colorado, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Long Routt (1826-1907) — also known as John L. Routt — of Central City, Gilpin County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born April 25, 1826. Republican. Governor of Colorado Territory, 1875-76; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1876, 1880; Governor of Colorado, 1876-79, 1891-93; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1883-85. Died in Denver, Colo., August 13, 1907 (age 81 years, 110 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Routt County, Colo. is named for him.
      Routt National Forest (established 1905, now part of Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest), in Routt, Jackson, Rio Blanco, Grand, Moffat, and Garfield counties, Colorado, is named for him.
      Books about John Routt: Joyce B. Lohse, First Governor, First Lady: John and Eliza Routt of Colorado
      Joseph E. Bates — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1872-73, 1885-87. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Baxter B. Stiles — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1869-71, 1877-78. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Richard Green Buckingham (1816-1889) — also known as R. G. Buckingham — of Virginia; Denver, Colo. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., September 14, 1816. Physician; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1876-77. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 18, 1889 (age 72 years, 185 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gideon Buckingham (1786-1868) and Marie Josephine (Crowley) Buckingham (1790-1876).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Amos Steck (1822-1908) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, January 8, 1822. Republican. Lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1863-64; chief justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1880. Died in Denver, Colo., November 17, 1908 (age 86 years, 314 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Steck Elementary School (built 1930), in Denver, Colorado, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles A. Cook — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1861-63. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      George T. Clark — of Denver, Colo.; Leadville, Lake County, Colo. Republican. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1865-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1880. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Archibald Johnson Sampson (1839-1921) — also known as Archibald J. Sampson; A. J. Sampson — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo.; Colorado; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born near Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, June 21, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Colorado state attorney general, 1877-79; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1897-1905. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died, from acute nephritis and pneumonia, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., December 24, 1921 (age 82 years, 186 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1866 to Kate I. Turner (died 1886); married 1891 to Frances S. Wood.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
    John Evans John Evans (1814-1897) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, March 9, 1814. Republican. Physician; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1862-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado Territory, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker). Methodist. One of the founders of Northwestern University, and of the University of Denver. Died in Denver, Colo., July 3, 1897 (age 83 years, 116 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Evans and Rachel (Burnett) Evans; married 1838 to Hannah P. Canby (1813-1850); married 1853 to Margaret Patten Gray (1830-1906); father of Josephine Evans (1844-1868; who married Samuel Hitt Elbert (1833-1899)).
      The city of Evanston, Illinois, is named for him.  — The city of Evans, Colorado, is named for him.  — Mount Evans, in Clear Creek County, Colorado, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS John Evans (built 1943, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
      Samuel Hitt Elbert (1833-1899) — of Plattsmouth, Cass County, Neb.; Denver, Colo. Born in Logan County, Ohio, April 3, 1833. Republican. Member of Nebraska territorial legislature, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska Territory, 1860; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1862-66; member of Colorado territorial legislature, 1869; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1873-74; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1877-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Methodist. Died in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., November 27, 1899 (age 66 years, 238 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Downes Elbert (1806-1865) and Achsa (Hitt) Elbert (1808-1901); married to Josephine Evans (1844-1868; daughter of John Evans (1814-1897)).
      Elbert County, Colo. is named for him.
      Mount Elbert, in Lake County, Colorado, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Burns Belford (1837-1910) — also known as James B. Belford — of Central City, Gilpin County, Colo. Born in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., September 28, 1837. Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1864; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1867; justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1870-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1876; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1876-77, 1879-85; defeated, 1884. Died in Denver, Colo., January 10, 1910 (age 72 years, 104 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Joseph McCrum Belford (1852-1917).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Miguel Antonio Otero (1829-1882) — also known as Miguel A. Otero — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Valencia, Valencia County, N.M., June 21, 1829. Member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1852-54; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1853; New Mexico territory attorney general, 1854; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1856-61; secretary of New Mexico Territory, 1861-62. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Died in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M., May 30, 1882 (age 52 years, 343 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Miguel Antonio Otero II (1859-1944); uncle of Mariano Sabino Otero.
      Political family: Otero-Emmett family of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hiram Pitt Bennet (1826-1914) — of Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa; Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb.; Denver, Colo. Born in Carthage, Franklin County, Maine, September 2, 1826. Republican. Member Nebraska territorial council, 1856; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1858; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Colorado Territory, 1861-65; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1867; postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1869-74; member of Colorado state senate, 1876. Died November 11, 1914 (age 88 years, 70 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell (1823-1903) — also known as Henry P. H. Bromwell — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 26, 1823. Republican. County judge in Illinois, 1853-57; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1865-69; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 39th District, 1869-70; member Colorado territorial council, 1874; delegate to Colorado state constitutional convention, 1875. Died in Denver, Colo., January 7, 1903 (age 79 years, 134 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Jefferson O'Donnell (1856-1925) — also known as Thomas J. O'Donnell — of Denver, Colo. Born in Mendham Township, Morris County, N.J., June 2, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1892, 1896, 1904 (delegation chair). Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died June 11, 1925 (age 69 years, 9 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
      Relatives: Son of Michael O'Donnell and Amy (O'Connell) O'Donnell; married, October 24, 1881, to Katharyn Dwyer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard E. Whitsitt — of Colorado. Republican. Colorado territorial auditor, 1864-66. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


    St. John's Episcopal Cathedral
    Denver, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      Byron Raymond White (1917-2002) — also known as Byron R. White; "Whizzer" — of Denver, Colo. Born in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo., June 8, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Rhodes scholar; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1962-93. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Professional football player for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1938 and for the Detroit Lions in 1940; lead the league in rushing both years; his $15,800 salary was then the highest ever paid a player in the National Football League. Died, of complications from pneumonia, in Denver, Colo., April 15, 2002 (age 84 years, 311 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral.
      Cross-reference: Rex E. Lee
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about Byron R. White: Dennis J. Hutchinson, The Man Who Once Was Whizzer White : A Portrait of Justice Byron R. White
      Alfred Albert Arraj (1906-1992) — of Denver, Colo.; Springfield, Baca County, Colo.; Lamar, Prowers County, Colo. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., September 1, 1906. Lawyer; Baca County Attorney, 1936-42, 1946-48; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; district judge in Colorado 15th District, 1949-57; U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1957-76; took senior status 1976. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., October 23, 1992 (age 86 years, 52 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Arraj and Mary (Davis) Arraj; married, November 12, 1929, to Madge Louise Connors.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


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