Chaffee, Jerome Bunty, 1825-1886

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Colorado pioneer mining investor and politician. B. Apr. 17, 1825 near Lockport, N.Y. Early career in business and banking in Michigan, Kansas, and Missouri before moving to Colorado Feb. 1860. Built his fortune beginning with ore-processing mill in the Gregory region near Central City. Served in territorial legislature 1860s. Elected territorial delegate to Congress 1870, later to U.S. Senate 1876. President of First National Bank of Denver 1865-1880. D. Mar. 9, 1886 Westchester County, N.Y.

From the description of Papers, 1864-1876. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13912527

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referencedIn Agnes Wright Spring : [collection] : 1964-1966 ;. History Colorado
referencedIn Boulder Daily Camera. Focus Magazine 1970 May 3. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn William Worth Belknap Letter to Hon. J.B. Chaffee, House of Representatives (MS 174), 1874 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf McCook, Edward Moody, 1833-1909. Paid Wells Fargo & Co. [envelope] : Hon. J.B. Chaffee, St. Nicholas Hotel, New York, N.Y. / E.M. McCook, Denver Colorado. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Rockwell, Lewis C., 1840-1897. Papers, 1868-1903. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Chaffee, Jerome Bunty, 1825-1886. Papers, 1864-1876. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Boulder Daily Camera. Focus Magazine 1974 April 28. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf McCook, Edward Moody, 1833-1909. Papers, 1869-1874. Denver Public Library, Central Library
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associatedWith McCook, Edward Moody, 1833-1909. person
associatedWith Rockwell, Lewis C., 1840-1897. person
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Birth 1825-04-17

Death 1886-03-09

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