Norman J. Colman

Norman J. Colman

Richfield Springs, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 3 Nov 1911 (aged 84)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 3, Lot 4025
Memorial ID 20608 · View Source
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Colman had a lifelong passion for agriculture. After relocating to St. Louis, he established an agricultural journal called Colman's Rural World. A Democrat, Colman served on the Board of Alderman for two years & spent another two years in the Missouri State Legislature. In 1873 he was elected lieutenant governor. President Cleveland officially appointed Colman the first Secretary of Agriculture.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger

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