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 Samuel Hitt Elbert

Samuel Hitt Elbert

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 27 Nov 1899 (aged 66)
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot Section 13
Memorial ID 8678188 · View Source
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Colorado Governor. A Republican who was a member of the Nebraska territorial legislature, 1860; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1862-66; member of Colorado territorial legislature, 1869; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1873-74 and a justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1877-88. Finally, he was a delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Well liked and respected, the Town of Elbert, as well as Elbert County, Colorado and Mount Elbert, one of Colorado's 52 "Fourteeners" (14,000 feet elevation or more mountains) are named for him.

Bio by: Fred Beisser


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 25 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8678188
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Hitt Elbert (3 Apr 1833–27 Nov 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8678188, citing Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .