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Samuel Danford Nicholson
Birth: Feb. 22, 1859
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Death: Mar. 24, 1923
Denver County
Colorado, USA

US Senator. Born in Springfield, Prince Edward Island, Canada, he moved first to Michigan, then to Nebraska and later to Leadville, Colorado, in 1881. Interested in mining, he advanced from a miner to president of the Western Mining Company, discovered the zinc ore which bears his name as, “Nicholsonite”. He was Mayor of Leadville, (1893-97), served in World War I, was Colorado State chairman of the Liberty and Victory loan campaigns and a member of United States Fuel Administration. In 1921, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 64 in Denver, Colorado. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
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