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 James Bradley Orman

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Birth
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Death
21 Jul 1919 (aged 69)
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Burial
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Plot
13 243 4
Memorial ID
7365298 View Source

Colorado Governor. Moving with his brother to Colorado in 1869, they started a successful construction company and were best known for building railroads in Colorado and Kansas.
Entering politics, he was elected to several terms in the Colorado State Legislature, was a member the Pueblo City Council and he served as Mayor of Pueblo Colorado (1897-98). In 1901, he was elected as a Democrat the 12th Governor of Colorado serving until 1903. During his term, he dealt with labor problems that occurred at Telluride, labor issues between the owners of the Smuggler-Union Mines and the Western Federation of Miners. Plus a normal school in Gunvison was established, a food and dairy commission was formed and an Australasian land-tax system was initiated. After leaving office, he served as Receiver of the U.S. Land Office and resumed his previous business interests until his death.

Colorado Governor. Moving with his brother to Colorado in 1869, they started a successful construction company and were best known for building railroads in Colorado and Kansas.
Entering politics, he was elected to several terms in the Colorado State Legislature, was a member the Pueblo City Council and he served as Mayor of Pueblo Colorado (1897-98). In 1901, he was elected as a Democrat the 12th Governor of Colorado serving until 1903. During his term, he dealt with labor problems that occurred at Telluride, labor issues between the owners of the Smuggler-Union Mines and the Western Federation of Miners. Plus a normal school in Gunvison was established, a food and dairy commission was formed and an Australasian land-tax system was initiated. After leaving office, he served as Receiver of the U.S. Land Office and resumed his previous business interests until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7365298
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7365298/james-bradley-orman: accessed ), memorial page for James Bradley Orman (4 Nov 1849–21 Jul 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7365298, citing Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.