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John C. Bell

John C. Bell, American congressman. member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colo; member United States Industrial Commn.


  • Bell, John C. was born on December 11, 1851 in Grundy Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harrison and Rachel (Laxson) Bell.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools.


    • Admitted to bar, 1874. Practiced at Saguache, Colorado, 1874-1876, Lake City, Colorado, 1876-1885, Montrose, Colorado, since 1885. Company attorney Saguache Company, 1874-1876.

      Judge 7th Judicial District, 1888-1892. Member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colorado District. Now judge Court of Appeals of Colorado.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colo. Member United States Industrial Commn.


    • Married Susie Abernathy, August 1881.
    • father: Harrison Bell
    • mother: Rachel (Laxson) Bell
    • spouse: Susie Abernathy
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    Born December 11, 1851
    Died August 12, 1933
    (aged 81)