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Jesse Fuller Mcdonald

Jesse Fuller Mcdonald, American ex-governor. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Mining Association (president), American Mining Congress (governor Colorado Chapter). Scottish Rite.

Background

  • Mcdonald, Jesse Fuller was born on June 30, 1858 in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. Son of Lyman M. and Caroline (Bond) Mcdonald.

  • Education

    • Educated country district school and academic. Honorary Engineer of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, 1905.

    Career

    • Reared on farm; went to Leadville, Colorado, 1879. Practiced civil and mining engineering, 1878-1888. Devoted attention to own mining interests from 1888 until retired.

      Owner Penrose and Harvard mines. Was manager Down Town Mines Company, Leadville. Mayor of Leadville, 1899-1905.

      Elected state senator, 1902. Elected lieutenant governor of Colorado, November 1904, and presided over Senate and joint sessions of 15th General Assembly. Governor of Colorado, 1905-1906.

      Chairman Republican State Central Committee, 1910-1914, and 1931-1934.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Mining Association (president), American Mining Congress (governor Colorado Chapter). Scottish Rite.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Collins, April.; married second, Mistress.
    • father: Lyman M. Mcdonald
    • mother: Caroline (Bond) Mcdonald
    • spouses: Flora Collins
    • Mistress
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    Born June 30, 1858
    Died February 25, 1942
    (aged 83)
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