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  Alva Adams (1850-1922) — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in a log cabin in Iowa County, Wis., May 14, 1850. Democrat. Hardware merchant; member of Colorado state legislature, 1876; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1880 (Convention Vice-President); Governor of Colorado, 1887-89, 1897-99, 1905; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 1908-. Member, Freemasons. Died at a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., November 1, 1922 (age 72 years, 171 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Eliza (Blanchard) Adams (1832-1911); brother of William Herbert Adams (1861-1954); married to Ella Charlotte Nye (1851-1931); father of Alva Blanchard Adams; uncle of Harry Wilfred Adams; grandfather of Alva Blanchard Adams, Jr..
  Political family: Adams family of Pueblo, Colorado.
  Adams County, Colo. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alva Blanchard Adams (1875-1941) — also known as Alva B. Adams — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colo., October 29, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1923-24, 1933-41; defeated, 1924; died in office 1941. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, from heart disease, in the Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C., December 1, 1941 (age 66 years, 33 days). Entombed at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Alva Adams (1850-1922) and Ella Charlotte (Nye) Adams (1851-1931); married, October 25, 1909, to Elizabeth Matty (1889-1983); father of Alva Blanchard Adams, Jr.; nephew of William Herbert Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Pueblo, Colorado.
  Cross-reference: William S. B. Lacy
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alva Blanchard Adams, Jr. (1915-1981) — also known as Alva B. Adams, Jr. — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., October 21, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; hardware business; banker; corporate director, Standard Fire Brick Co., KCRT radio station, Trinidad, Colo.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1960; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1954, 1956. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis; Toastmasters. Died, while being treated for a heart condition, in a hospital at Denver, Colo., December 3, 1981 (age 66 years, 43 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Alva Blanchard Adams and Elizabeth (Matty) Adams (1889-1983); married, November 19, 1945, to Loretta Kissell; married to Martha 'Marty' Brown (1918-1995); grandson of Alva Adams (1850-1922).
  Political family: Adams family of Pueblo, Colorado.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Adams (1845-1895) — also known as Karl Adam Schwanbeck — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Pomerania, Germany, December 19, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1880-82. Member, Freemasons. Killed in the disaster at the Gumry Hotel, when a boiler explosion caused most of the building to collapse and burn, killing 22 people, in Denver, Colo., August 19, 1895 (age 49 years, 243 days). Interment at Crystal Valley Cemetery, Manitou Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Karl Heinrich Schwanbeck and Maria J. (Markman) Schwanbeck; married to Margaret (Thompson) Phelps (sister-in-law of Edward Moody McCook (1833-1909)).
  Political family: McCook family of Steubenville, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — 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, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Leander Adams and Nannie (Pressly) Adams; married, May 29, 1902, to Sue E. Raber.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Edward Agan (1906-2001) — also known as Frank E. Agan — of Ely, White Pine County, Nev.; East Ely, White Pine County, Nev.; Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born in Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, March 4, 1906. Republican. Accountant for Nevada Northern Railway; member of Nevada Republican State Executive Committee, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1948; chair of White Pine County Republican Party, 1948. Methodist. Member, Lions; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Died May 5, 2001 (age 95 years, 62 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Serenity Falls Columbarium, Morgan County, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin T. Agan and Etta M. (Hittle) Agan; married, July 20, 1935, to Evelyn B. Henderson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stanley William Akers (1922-1979) — also known as Stanley W. Akers — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Bayfield, La Plata County, Colo., December 12, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1967-78; Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1973-76. Congregationalist or Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in July, 1979 (age 56 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clyde William Akers and Norma Cecil (Plunkett) Akers; married, September 18, 1949, to Sharon Hogue.
  Frank D. Allen (1892-1990) — of Akron, Washington County, Colo. Born in Joplin, Jasper County, Mo., August 2, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presbyterian. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons. Died October 31, 1990 (age 98 years, 90 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 30, 1916, to Leah Clathworthy.
  George Washington Allen — also known as George W. Allen — of Warren, Warren County, Pa.; Denver, Colo. Born in Warren County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1874-76; district judge in Colorado, 1888-1910; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1896; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1917-27; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1925-27. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Allen and Mary Allen.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Wilbur McClure Alter (1879-1967) — also known as Wilbur M. Alter — of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colo.; Denver, Colo.; Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., December 17, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in Colorado 4th District, 1923-28; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1928-33, 1944-57; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1955-57. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Died in July, 1967 (age 87 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of D. G. Alter and Ada V. (Lutz) Alter; married, February 6, 1923, to Florence E. Christy.
  H. Rodney Anderson (1889-1969) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colo., December 7, 1889. Republican. Druggist; Colorado state purchasing agent, 1943-47; Colorado state treasurer, 1947-48. Member, Freemasons. Died in September, 1969 (age 79 years, 0 days). Interment at Cedar Cemetery, Montrose, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, November 10, 1913, to Vivian Burge.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles McBride Armstrong (1891-1964) — also known as Charles M. Armstrong — of Denver, Colo. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 27, 1891. Republican. Ranch operator; secretary of state of Colorado, 1927-35; Colorado state treasurer, 1935-36, 1939-40; Colorado state auditor, 1941-43. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Exchange Club. Died in December, 1964 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1910 to Helen Howbert; married, November 22, 1934, to Alice N. Nelson.
  Timothy H. Armstrong (1908-1986) — also known as Tim Armstrong — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo.; Arvada, Jefferson County, Colo. Born near Greeley, Weld County, Colo., August 5, 1908. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950; Colorado state treasurer, 1959-62. Unitarian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in June, 1986 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard F. Armstrong and Grace (Hutchinson) Armstrong; married, June 26, 1927, to Florence Henderson.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Wayne Norviel Aspinall (1896-1983) — also known as Wayne N. Aspinall — of Palisade, Mesa County, Colo. Born in Middleburg, Logan County, Ohio, April 3, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1931-38; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1937-38; member of Colorado state senate, 1939-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960; U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1949-73. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Lions; Phi Delta Phi; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Palisade, Mesa County, Colo., October 9, 1983 (age 87 years, 189 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Mack Aspinall and Jessie Edna (Norviel) Aspinall; married, January 27, 1920, to Julia Edith Kuns (1897-1969); father of Owen Stuart Aspinall (1927-1997).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Wicks Bailey (1856-1909) — also known as George W. Bailey — of Larimer County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 8, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Larimer County Attorney; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1905-09. Member, Freemasons. Died April 18, 1909 (age 53 years, 41 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Isaiah L. Bailey and Sarah Jane (Wicks) Bailey; married, April 17, 1883, to Belle Jarbeau.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George J. Baker (1898-1964) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa, March 17, 1898. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1934-47; secretary of state of Colorado, 1949-53, 1955-63. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in May, 1964 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 5, 1935, to Kathryn Fry.
  Norris Conroy Bakke (1894-1973) — also known as Norris C. Bakke — of Sterling, Logan County, Colo.; Mayville, Traill County, N.Dak.; Laguna Hills, Orange County, Calif. Born in Mayville, Traill County, N.Dak., April 19, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1937-47; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1945-46; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1962. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions. Died in January, 1973 (age 78 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ole Pederson Bakke and Karina (Erickson) Bakke; married, August 12, 1921, to Esther Newell Banks; married, April 6, 1958, to Mrs. Guy L. Elken.
  Frank L. Baldwin (1863-1938) — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 29, 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1906-07. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Humane Society. Died in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, March 4, 1938 (age 74 years, 248 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight Baldwin and Lucretia Kirland (Manning) Baldwin; married, September 12, 1890, to Bessy G. Graham (died 1894); married, June 19, 1912, to Elizabeth E. Bycroft.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  L. Ward Bannister (b. 1871) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, March 30, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1902, to Helen Allabach.
  Richard Leroy Banta, Jr. (1912-1993) — also known as Richard L. Banta, Jr. — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Oxford, Furnas County, Neb., September 24, 1912. Republican. FBI special agent; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 2, 1993 (age 81 years, 69 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Leroy Banta (1880-1962) and Grace (Sherwood) Banta (1883-1972); married, March 20, 1937, to Eloise N. Jansen; first cousin twice removed of Cyrus Newton Banta; second cousin once removed of Parke Monroe Banta (1891-1970).
  Political family: Banta family of Berryman, Missouri.
  John Perry Bartlett (1905-1978) — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in Bessemer, Jefferson County, Ala., November 20, 1905. Democrat. Mens wear retailer; mayor of Boulder, Colo., 1948-51. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Delta Tau Delta; Rotary. Died in April, 1978 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 27, 1934, to Mildred Dishman Banks.
  Oscar Beck (b. 1892) — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born in Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak., March 3, 1892. Democrat. Insurance agent; mayor of Greeley, Colo., 1954-59. Lutheran. Danish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Charles Jasper Bell (1885-1978) — also known as C. Jasper Bell — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Blue Springs, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Lake City, Hinsdale County, Colo., January 16, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 16th Circuit, 1931-34; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1935-49. Disciples of Christ. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Optimist Club. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., January 21, 1978 (age 93 years, 5 days). Interment at Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thaddeus P. Bell and America Virginia (Palmer) Bell; married, June 15, 1915, to Grace G. Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ben Bezoff (1914-1979) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., April 18, 1914. Democrat. Radio broadcaster; advertising business; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1947-54; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1950; member of Colorado state senate, 1950. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; B'nai B'rith. Died in 1979 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 10, 1934, to Cherie Carlson.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  Presumably named for: Neal Dow
  Relatives: Married, February 23, 1928, to Emma S. Alexander.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Louis Boatright (1876-1938) — also known as William L. Boatright — of Golden, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Gentry County, Mo., June 14, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Colorado state attorney general, 1925-28; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1928. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen of the World; Kiwanis; American Bar Association. Died, of a heart ailment, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colo., November 25, 1938 (age 62 years, 164 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of James B. Boatright and Hattie A. (Christian) Boatright; married, February 7, 1898, to Minnie E. Stump.
  Francis Eugene Bouck (1873-1941) — also known as Francis E. Bouck — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 5th District, 1918-33; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1933-41; died in office 1941; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1941; died in office 1941. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks; Royal Arcanum. Died, from a heart ailment, in Denver, Colo., November 24, 1941 (age 67 years, 364 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Francis Anthony Bouck and Pauline Emilie (Raefle) Bouck; married, November 29, 1900, to Mabel Frankland Worcester (died); married, August 20, 1917, to Harriet Wolcott Vaile.
  Jean Sala Breitenstein (1900-1986) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, July 18, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1954-57; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1957-70; took senior status 1970. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Freemasons. Died January 30, 1986 (age 85 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 8, 1925, to Helen Callamore Thomas.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William West Broaddus (1901-1960) — also known as William W. Broaddus — of Denver, Colo. Born in Erin, Houston County, Tenn., September 30, 1901. Democrat. Telegrapher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Member, Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., 1960 (age about 58 years). Interment at Erin Oak Hill Cemetery, Erin, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Newell Edward Broaddus (1867-1959) and Mattie Lee (West) Broaddus (1877-1948); first cousin twice removed of Elbridge Jackson Broaddus; second cousin once removed of Joseph Broaddus and Bower Slack Broaddus (1888-1949).
  Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles D. Bromley (1899-1968) — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Boulder, Boulder County, Colo., November 19, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1952 (alternate). Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Chi Psi. Died in January, 1968 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 30, 1933, to Sarah W. Wendelken.
  Donald Glenn Brotzman (1922-2004) — also known as Donald G. Brotzman — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born near Sterling, Logan County, Colo., June 28, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1951-52; member of Colorado state senate, 1953-56; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1956; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1959-61; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1963-65, 1967-75; defeated, 1964. Methodist. Member, Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Federal Bar Association; Jaycees. Died in Alexandria, Va., September 15, 2004 (age 82 years, 79 days). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Brotzman (1895-1959) and Priscilla Ruth (Kittle) Brotzman (1895-1986); married, April 9, 1944, to Louise L. Reed (1922-1995).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Edmund Brown (1874-1958) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Derby, England, December 9, 1874. Republican. Singer; music educator; director of community singing; performed, Republican National Convention, 1920 ; dean, Ithaca Institute of Public School Music (later, Ithaca College Music Department), 1924-36. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Died in Denver, Colo., December 7, 1958 (age 83 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Brown and Elizabeth (Frost) Brown; married, June 15, 1898, to Martha Elizabeth Taylor (died 1950).
  Alfred James Brown (1856-1913) — of Colorado. Born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., March 23, 1856. Physician; druggist; member of Colorado state legislature, 1890. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, of cerebral apoplexy, at his drugstore in Higbee, Randolph County, Mo., February 17, 1913 (age 56 years, 331 days). Interment at Eel River Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of David Brown.
  James Henry Brown (b. 1859) — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 3, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for railroads; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1890-92. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cordes Brown and Jane Cory (Thompson) Brown; married, December 3, 1884, to Mary A. Clark (died 1913).
  Homer Mayne Bruce (1909-1975) — also known as Homer Bruce — of Denver, Colo.; Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Platteville, Weld County, Colo., November 21, 1909. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; secretary of state of Colorado, 1953-55; real estate business. Protestant. Member, Odd Fellows; United Commercial Travelers; American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died in October, 1975 (age 65 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 18, 1930, to Ruby Mae Wilmoth.
  James Cardwell Burger (b. 1866) — also known as James C. Burger — of Denver, Colo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 21, 1866. Republican. Banker; insurance executive; member of Colorado state senate, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Burger, Sr.; married 1888 to Edith M. Brown.
  Haslett Platt Burke (b. 1874) — also known as Haslett P. Burke — of Denver, Colo. Born in Monona County, Iowa, April 28, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; district judge in Colorado 13th District, 1907-19; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1919-49; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1927-28, 1937-39, 1947-49. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Acacia; Elks; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Burke and Clara Jane (Hardy) Burke; married, March 16, 1904, to Rose M. Sanner.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, October 26, 1921, to Eunice L. Latamore (1897-1989).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles C. Butler (b. 1865) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., February 6, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado, 1912-26; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1927-37; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1935-36. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Washington Irving Butler and Henrietta (Comstock) Butler; married, June 5, 1901, to Emma Allen.
  George Alfred Carlson (1876-1926) — also known as George A. Carlson — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Alta, Buena Vista County, Iowa, October 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 8th Judicial District, 1908-15; Governor of Colorado, 1915-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., December 6, 1926 (age 50 years, 44 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Charles August Carlson and Louisa Piternilla (Gustafson) Carlson; married, August 29, 1906, to Rosa Lillian Alps.
  See also Wikipedia article — 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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  John Edgar Chenoweth (1897-1986) — also known as J. Edgar Chenoweth — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo., August 17, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; Las Animas County Judge, 1933-41; Colorado Republican state chair, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1941-49, 1951-65; defeated, 1948, 1964; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Rotary. Died in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo., January 2, 1986 (age 88 years, 138 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trinidad, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Beaseman Chenoweth and Esther Rebecca (Shamberger) Chenoweth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Robert Clark (1888-1956) — also known as John R. Clark — of Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colo. Born in Louisville, Boulder County, Colo., December 19, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado, 1936-51; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1951-56; died in office 1956. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons. Died May 14, 1956 (age 67 years, 147 days). Interment somewhere in Meeker, Colo.
  David Courtney Coates (1868-1933) — also known as David C. Coates — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo.; Washington. Born in Brandon, England, August 9, 1868. Socialist. Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1901-02; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1910. Member, Freemasons. Played role at founding convention of I.W.W. Died in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 28, 1933 (age 64 years, 172 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Cato Cramer (1922-2003) — also known as William C. Cramer; Bill Cramer; "Mr. Republican" — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla.; Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County, Fla. Born in Denver, Colo., August 4, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Florida state legislature, 1950-52; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1955-71 (1st District 1955-63, 12th District 1963-67, 8th District 1967-71); defeated, 1952; first Republican congressman from Florida since Reconstruction; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1956, 1960, 1972; member of Republican National Committee from Florida, 1964-68; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1970; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Amvets; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Order of Ahepa. Died, from complications of a heart attack, in South Pasadena, Pinellas County, Fla., October 18, 2003 (age 81 years, 75 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Walter B. Cramer (1893-1979) and Doreen E. Cramer (1899-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Monnett Bain Davis (1893-1953) — also known as Monnett B. Davis — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind., August 13, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Port Elizabeth, as of 1921-23; Saltillo, as of 1924; U.S. Consul General in Stockholm, as of 1933-34; Shanghai, as of 1935-36, as of 1946; Singapore, as of 1936-37; Buenos Aires, as of 1938-41; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1945-46; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, 1948-51; Israel, 1951-53, died in office 1953. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Freemasons. Died, from a heart ailment, in Ramat Gan, Israel, December 26, 1953 (age 60 years, 135 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Thomas Davis and Minerva Rockwell (Bain) Davis; married, December 22, 1917, to Pearl Evangeline Erhart.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Dudley Golding Dwyre (b. 1880) — also known as Dudley G. Dwyre — of Colorado; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in London, England, January 30, 1880. U.S. Consul in Maracaibo, as of 1921; Fort William, as of 1922; Port Arthur, as of 1922; Mexico City, as of 1929-32; U.S. Vice Consul in Guadalajara, as of 1926; U.S. Consul General in Montevideo, as of 1940-43; president, Negociacion Sur-Peruana, S.A. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Golding Dwyre and Bessie (Fox) Dwyre; married, August 28, 1902, to Emma Blanch Nicholson.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Harry Willson Farr (1887-1965) — also known as Harry W. Farr — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born in Greeley, Weld County, Colo., August 17, 1887. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (alternate), 1952; president, Home Light and Power Co., 1944-61; bank director. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Alpha Tau Omega. Died March 3, 1965 (age 77 years, 198 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Farr and Jennie D. (Willson) Farr; married, June 1, 1909, to Hazel L. Daven.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cornelius Ferris, Jr. (b. 1866) — of Denver, Colo.; Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Born in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., March 26, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Asuncion, 1909-13; Port Antonio, 1914; Bluefields, 1914-16; Mannheim, 1916-17; San Luis Potosi, 1917-19; Stettin, 1924-25; Cobh, 1925-27; U.S. Consul General in Dublin, as of 1929. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Ferris and Ermina (Pratt) Ferris; married, June 20, 1900, to Mary Elizabeth Beadle.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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.
  Harry W. Hansen (b. 1884) — of Craig, Moffat County, Colo. Born in Carbon, Carbon County, Wyo., January 12, 1884. Republican. Mayor of Craig, Colo., 1920-21; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928; member of Colorado state senate 13th District, 1929-32. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners; Izaak Walton League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jens Hansen and Anna E. (Arnold) Hansen; married, November 20, 1919, to Maye Tiger.
  Benjamin Clark Hilliard (1868-1951) — also known as Benjamin C. Hilliard — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Denver, Colo. Born near Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, January 9, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state legislature, 1900; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1915-19; defeated, 1918 (Independent), 1920, 1922, 1926; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1931-51; died in office 1951; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1939-41, 1949-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Christian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died August 7, 1951 (age 83 years, 210 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1889 to Tida Zimmerman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Lawrence Hinkley (b. 1896) — also known as H. Lawrence Hinkley — of Logan County, Colo.; Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in Sterling, Logan County, Colo., May 16, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; Colorado state attorney general, 1945-48. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 8, 1921, to Katherine W. Lester.
  Eldridge Vanleer Holland (b. 1880) — also known as E. V. Holland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Jefferson County, Kan., November 10, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado, 1929-33; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1933-39, 1949-59; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1958-59. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 16, 1918, to Gertrude Nesbit Raine.
  Frank William Howbert (b. 1858) — also known as Frank W. Howbert; William Frank Howbert — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Clarinda, Page County, Iowa, October 26, 1858. Republican. El Paso County Clerk, 1888; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Colorado, 1897-1913, 1921-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). German ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Howbert (1820-1871) and Martha (Marshall) Howbert (1826-1863); brother of Irving Howbert (1846-1934); married, February 25, 1879, to Leona Blood (died 1932).
  Irving Howbert (1846-1934) — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind., April 11, 1846. Republican. Banker; El Paso County Clerk, 1869-79; member of Colorado state senate, 1882-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912; Colorado Republican state chair, 1894-95. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., December 21, 1934 (age 88 years, 254 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of William Howbert (1820-1871) and Martha (Marshall) Howbert (1826-1863); brother of Frank William Howbert (1858-?); married, December 17, 1874, to Lizzie Atwood Copeland (1854-1922).
  See also 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, Denver, Colo.
  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-?).
  Benjamin Lafayette Jefferson (1871-1950) — also known as Benjamin L. Jefferson — of Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., October 26, 1871. Democrat. Physician; dentist; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1898-1900; member of Colorado state senate, 1900-08; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1908; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1913-21; candidate in primary for Governor of Colorado, 1922; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado, 1950 (age about 78 years). Interment at Steamboat Springs Cemetery, Steamboat Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Rollin Jefferson (1849-1912) and Matta Virgina (Harp) Jefferson (1853-1928); married, December 21, 1898, to Clorinte B. Duquette (1878-1921); married 1923 to Virginia (Lowe) Kemble.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Walter Walfred Johnson (1904-1987) — also known as Walter W. Johnson — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., April 16, 1904. Democrat. Member of Colorado state senate, 1941-49, 1951-59; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1946; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1949-50; Governor of Colorado, 1950-51. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 23, 1987 (age 82 years, 341 days). Interment somewhere in Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, April 6, 1922, to Neva Morrow.
  Miles Kara (b. 1916) — of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo. Born in Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo., February 13, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Reserve Officers Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 10, 1953, to Mary Rinh.
  Donald E. Kelley (b. 1908) — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb.; Denver, Colo. Born in McCook, Red Willow County, Neb., January 29, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1936; Red Willow County Attorney, 1942-44; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1953-58; member of Colorado state senate, 1963-66; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1967-77. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Kelley and Elsie (Asten) Kelley; married, June 21, 1930, to Georgia E. Pyne.
  Frederick Kramer (1829-1896) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Halle, Germany, December 22, 1829. Banker; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1873-75, 1881-87. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., September 8, 1896 (age 66 years, 261 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Married 1857 to Adaline Margaret Reichardt (1834-1909).
  Kramer Elementary School (built 1895, closed 1978), in Little Rock, Arkansas, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Macgregor Laurie (c.1878-c.1955) — of Wyoming; Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Scotland, about 1878. . Member, Freemasons. Died in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo., about 1955 (age about 77 years). Interment at Trinidad Cemetery, Trinidad, Colo.
  Robert Bartlett Lee (1912-1988) — also known as Robert B. Lee — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo.; Aurora, Adams County, Colo. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., November 16, 1912. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 18th District, 1960-69; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1969-83. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Elks; Lions. Died June 16, 1988 (age 75 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Eugene Lee and Mary Lillian (Jennings) Lee; married, September 27, 1941, to Ruth Elisabeth Wade.
  Curtis Emerson LeMay (1906-1990) — also known as Curtis E. LeMay; "Old Iron Pants"; "Demon LeMay" — Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, November 15, 1906. General in the U.S. Air Force; American Independent candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1968. Member, Freemasons; Tau Beta Pi. Died October 1, 1990 (age 83 years, 320 days). Interment at U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Erving LeMay; married, June 9, 1934, to Helen E. Maitland.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Curtis LeMay: Warren Kozak, LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay
  George Lewis (b. 1875) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., December 18, 1875. Democrat. Building contractor; construction superintendent; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Sophia A. Silver.
  Lawrence Lewis (1879-1943) — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 22, 1879. Democrat. Newspaper work; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1933-43; defeated, 1930; died in office 1943. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; American Bar Association. Died December 9, 1943 (age 64 years, 170 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Alfred Luxford (b. 1876) — also known as G. A. Luxford — of Denver, Colo. Born in La Salle, La Salle County, Ill., November 16, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in Colorado, 1921-37; district judge in Colorado, 1942-46; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1947-49. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Thomas Luxford and Mary (Renfro) Luxford; married, November 4, 1901, to Maude Robinson; father of Richard George Luxford (1917-1986).
  Booth M. Malone (b. 1854) — of Beloit, Rock County, Wis.; Denver, Colo. Born in Benton County, Miss., August 9, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Beloit, Wis., 1883-85; Rock County District Attorney, 1885-91; district judge in Colorado 2nd District, 1901-07. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Harwell Malone and Mary Cole (Cossitt) Malone; married, July 1, 1878, to Alma M. Bennett.
  John Edgar Manders (1895-1973) — also known as John E. Manders — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Denver, Colo., February 3, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1944; mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1945-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1958. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died in a hospital at Anchorage, Alaska, February 18, 1973 (age 78 years, 15 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Francis Manders and Letha Clementine (Barnes) Manders; married, June 6, 1914, to Henrietta Bertolas.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Henry Marsalis (1904-1971) — also known as John H. Marsalis — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in McComb, Pike County, Miss., May 9, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; District Attorney, 10th District, 1944-48; U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950, 1952; district judge in Colorado, 1955-62. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Exchange Club. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., June 26, 1971 (age 67 years, 48 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Hillery Marsalis and Alice Bryant (Warner) Marsalis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Andrew Martin (1868-1939) — also known as John A. Martin — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 10, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1901; U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1909-13, 1933-39 (2nd District 1909-13, 3rd District 1933-39); died in office 1939. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; American Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., December 23, 1939 (age 71 years, 257 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Martin and Ellen (Bohan) Martin; married, September 6, 1892, to Rose M. Chitwood.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Marshall Francis McComb (1894-1981) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Denver, Colo., May 6, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1927; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1937-55; justice of California state supreme court, 1956-77; director, Good Samaritan Hospital. Member, Delta Chi; Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Died September 5, 1981 (age 87 years, 122 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harry McComb and Estelle (Tredenick) McComb.
  John McFadzean (1867-1965) — of Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colo.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Ontario, September 20, 1867. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; physician; surgeon; member of Colorado state senate, 1910; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, in the Geronimo Hotel, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 21, 1965 (age 97 years, 243 days). Interment at Del Norte Cemetery, Del Norte, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1895 to Rena McFadzean (1872-1941).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William F. R. Mills (b. 1856) — of Denver, Colo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1856. Republican. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1918-19; president, City Elite Laundry Co. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1881 to Corwina Rouse.
  O. Otto Moore (b. 1896) — of Colorado. Born in Floyds Knobs, Floyd County, Ind., June 14, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1949-69; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1957-58. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  James Bradley Orman (1849-1919) — also known as James B. Orman — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, November 4, 1849. Democrat. Railroad builder; mining business; member of Colorado state legislature, 1880-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1892; mayor of Pueblo, Colo., 1897; Governor of Colorado, 1901-03. Member, Freemasons. Died July 21, 1919 (age 69 years, 259 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of John Orman and Sarah Josephine (Bradley) Orman; married, September 27, 1877, to Nellie Martin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Alexander Parks (1883-1984) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Denver, Colo., May 29, 1883. Mining engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1925-33; vice-president, First National Bank of Juneau. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Juneau, Alaska, May 11, 1984 (age 100 years, 348 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Juneau, Alaska; memorial monument at Newcomb Park, Wasilla, Alaska.
  Relatives: Son of James Parks and Mary Leach (Ferguson) Parks.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Worth Patterson (1849-1921) — also known as W. W. Patterson — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Clarion, Clarion County, Pa., November 3, 1849. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Ashland, Ky., 1886-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Denver, Colo., March 28, 1921 (age 71 years, 145 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Evans Patterson and Ellen Patterson; married to Sallie Esther Geiger.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph C. Perkins and Rachel (Powell) Perkins; married, June 8, 1892, to Hattie F. Montague.
  William L. Petriken (b. 1871) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa., February 17, 1871. Republican. Sugar executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eloise N. Delbridge.
  Edward E. Pringle (b. 1914) — of Colorado. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 12, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; district judge in Colorado, 1957-61; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1961-83. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; American Legion; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  John Edward Ramer (1869-1926) — also known as John E. Ramer — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Born in Bethany, Harrison County, Mo., October 27, 1869. Republican. Secretary of state of Colorado, 1915-17; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1921-25. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen. In May, 1922, he halted a revolution in Nicaragua by threatening to bring in the U.S. Marines. Died, of heart disease, in Denver, Colo., July 2, 1926 (age 56 years, 248 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, June 8, 1898, to Lula Brown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Byron Giles Rogers (1900-1983) — also known as Byron G. Rogers — of Bent County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Greenville, Hunt County, Tex., August 1, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1931-35; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1933; Colorado state attorney general, 1936-40; Colorado Democratic state chair, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1951-71; defeated, 1940. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Lions; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in a hospital in Denver, Colo., December 31, 1983 (age 83 years, 152 days). Interment at Mt. Lindo Cemetery, Near Tiny Town, Jefferson County, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Rogers and Minnie M. (Gentry) Rogers; married, July 11, 1933, to Helen Pauline Kepler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. (1894-1949) — also known as Wiley B. Rutledge — Born in Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Ky., July 20, 1894. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1939-43; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1943-49; died in office 1949. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died in York, York County, Maine, September 10, 1949 (age 55 years, 52 days). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colo.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Wiley Rutledge: John M. Ferren, Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge
  Charles Clarence Sackmann (1879-1946) — also known as Charles C. Sackmann — of Denver, Colo. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 25, 1879. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1921-24; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1923-24; district judge in Colorado, 1925-31. Episcopalian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Junior Order; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1946 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1912 to Elna A. Hug.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1866 to Kate I. Turner (died 1886); married 1891 to Frances S. Wood.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  George Hamlin Shaw (b. 1890) — also known as George H. Shaw — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, August 3, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; Colorado Republican state chair, 1922-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1930. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to May Harding.
  George Laird Shoup (1836-1904) — also known as George L. Shoup — of Colorado; Lemhi County, Idaho; Salmon, Lemhi County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., June 15, 1836. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; delegate to Colorado state constitutional convention, 1864; Lemhi County Treasurer; member of Idaho territorial House of Representatives, 1874; member Idaho territorial council, 1878; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho Territory, 1880; member of Republican National Committee from Idaho Territory, 1880-84, 1888-90; Governor of Idaho Territory, 1889-90; member of Republican National Committee from Idaho, 1890-92, 1896; Governor of Idaho, 1890; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1890-1901. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, December 21, 1904 (age 68 years, 189 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of Richard Gardner Shoup (1923-1995).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alan Kooi Simpson (b. 1931) — also known as Alan K. Simpson — of Cody, Park County, Wyo. Born in Denver, Colo., September 2, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Park County, 1964-77; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1979-97; appointed 1979. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Eagles; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Milward Lee Simpson (1897-1993).
  Cross-reference: Anthony J. Principi
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Israel C. Smith (1838-1899) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Denver, Colo.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1838. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; hotel proprietor; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Michigan District, 1893-97. Episcopalian. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in 1899 (age about 61 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1867 to Ada Elizabeth Meeker (granddaughter of Edward Mundy (1794-1851)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Denver, Colo.
  Mount Sopris, in Pitkin County, Colorado, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Benjamin F. Stapleton (b. 1873) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky., November 12, 1873. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1915-21; oil business; mayor of Denver, Colo., 1923-31, 1935-47; Colorado state auditor, 1933-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Ku Klux Klan. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1917 to Mabel Freeland.
  Leonard v. B. Sutton (1914-2002) — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., December 21, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1956-75; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1960-61. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died December 16, 2002 (age 87 years, 360 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of B. E. Sutton and Anne (von Bibra) Sutton; married, March 4, 1938, to Janette E. Gabor.
  Raymond Herbert Talbot (1896-1955) — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 19, 1896. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1927-29; member of Colorado state senate, 1929-31; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1933-37; Governor of Colorado, 1937; postmaster at Pueblo, Colo., 1946-55 (acting, 1946-49). Member, Freemasons. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., January 30, 1955 (age 58 years, 164 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Thomas Taylor (1858-1941) — also known as Edward T. Taylor — of Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colo. Born in Metamora, Woodford County, Ill., June 19, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1896-1908; U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1909-41 (at-large 1909-15, 4th District 1915-41); died in office 1941. Methodist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died September 3, 1941 (age 83 years, 76 days). Interment at Rosebud Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. Taylor and Anna (Evans) Taylor; married, October 19, 1892, to Etta (Tabor) Durfee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George B. Thatcher (b. 1882) — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev.; Elko, Elko County, Nev. Born in Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo., July 28, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Nevada, 1912; Nevada state attorney general, 1913-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Thatcher and Mary E. (Madigan) Thatcher; married, January 16, 1906, to Essie M. Carr.
  Nathan Udell (1817-1903) — of Unionville, Appanoose County, Iowa; Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Susquehanna County, Pa., February 18, 1817. Democrat. Physician; member of Iowa state senate, 1854, 1860-66. Member, Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., March 6, 1903 (age 86 years, 16 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
  The city of Udell, Iowa, is named for him.
  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, Denver, Colo.
  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
  Wellington E. Webb — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1991-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996, 2000, 2004; member, Credentials Committee, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 2004. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2008.
  Cloy E. Whitney (1910-1979) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born in Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colo., November 15, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1963-66. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died in 1979 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1934 to Anne M. Wood.
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