Agnes Adelaide <I>Reid</I> Tammen

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Agnes Adelaide Reid Tammen

  • Birth 19 Sep 1865 Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 1 Jul 1942 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 11132130

Philanthropist. She spent much time, effort, and money building and supporting the Children's Hospital of Denver. She was named honorary Life President of The Children's Hospital in 1938. She was the wife of Denver Post owner Harry H. Tammen.

"Agnes Tammen built "Rancho Tranquilo," an estate designed by architects Merrill and Hoyt with a private, spring-fed, water treatment system (with water rights) in 1930. It was bequeathed to Tammen's niece, Helen Rippey, in 1942. The Rippeys operated a turkey farm on a large parcel that became part of the Genesee Foundation area."

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  • Created by: Eric Crow
  • Added: 9 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11132130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Agnes Adelaide Reid Tammen (19 Sep 1865–1 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11132130, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Eric Crow (contributor 46623671) .