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William Ellery Sweet

William Ellery Sweet, American ex-governor. Member National Council Young Men’s Christian Association; Member S.R. of Colorado (president), Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Sweet, William Ellery was born on January 27, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Channing and Emeroy L. (Stevens) Sweet.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore, 1890 (Phi Beta Kappa), Doctor of Laws, 1936.

    Career

    • Established, 1894, firm of William E. Sweet & Company, investment bankers, Denver, Colorado, title later becoming Sweet, Causey, Foster & Company. Retired 1920; governor of Colorado, 1923-1924. Democratic candidate for United States senator, 1926.

      Moderator General Council Congressional Christian Church, 1940-1942.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member National Council Young Men’s Christian Association. Member S.R. of Colorado (president), Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: Denver, Denver Country.

    Connections

    • Married Joyeuse L. Fullerton, 1892. Children: Lennig, Channing Fullerton, Joyeuse Elise, William Ellery.
    • father: Channing Sweet
    • mother: Emeroy L. (Stevens) Sweet
    • spouse: Joyeuse L. Fullerton
    • children: Lennig Sweet
    • Channing Fullerton Sweet
    • Joyeuse Elise Sweet
    • William Ellery Sweet
    William Ellery Sweet
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    Born January 27, 1869
    Died March 9, 1942
    (aged 73)
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