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Samuel Hitt Elbert
Birth: Apr. 3, 1833
Death: Nov. 27, 1899
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Colorado Governor. A Republican who was a member of the Nebraska territorial legislature, 1860; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1862-66; member of Colorado territorial legislature, 1869; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1873-74 and a justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1877-88. Finally, he was a delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Well liked and respected, the Town of Elbert, as well as Elbert County, Colorado and Mount Elbert, one of Colorado's 52 "Fourteeners" (14,000 feet elevation or more mountains) are named for him. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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  Josephine Evans Elbert (1844 - 1868)*
 
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Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 13
GPS (lat/lon): 39.79361, -104.96219
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Apr 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8678188
Samuel Hitt Elbert
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Samuel Hitt Elbert
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Samuel Hitt Elbert
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