William Ellery Sweet, Sr

William Ellery Sweet, Sr

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 May 1942 (aged 73)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 6126166 · View Source
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son of Channing Sweet & Emeroy L. (Stevens) Sweet. In 1891, he entered the unsurance & later investment business. In the latter, he was very successful. His bond house, William E. Sweet & Co., was the largest between Kansas City & the West Coast. Served as President of Denver YMCA 25 yrs. In 1919 served as president of National Convention of YMCA. He was also a trustee of the University of Denver. Governor of Colorado 1923-1925. He married Joyeuse Lennig Fullerton 19 Oct 1892 Phila., PA Dau. of Wm. Wister Fullerton & Anne Otilia Lennig.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Brenda J. Masters Charles
  • Added: 25 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6126166
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ellery Sweet, Sr (26 Jan 1869–9 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6126166, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Brenda J. Masters Charles (contributor 46739748) .