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James Hamilton Peabody

James Hamilton Peabody, American governor. Mason.

Background

  • Peabody, James Hamilton was born on August 21, 1852 in Topsham, Vermont, United States. Son of Calvin and Susan L. Peabody.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Topsham, Vermont.

    Career

    • Settled in Colorado; was bookkeeper, then merchant. Banker, since 1885; governor of Colorado, elected 1902 for 2-year term, expired January 10, 1905. Candidate for re-election, 1904. but Democratic candidate was seated for short time, 1905.

      The legislature declaring him elected, served as governor for 1 day when he resigned in favor of the lieutenant governor.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Frances L. Clelland, March 19, 1878.
    • father: Calvin Peabody
    • mother: Susan L. Peabody
    • spouse: Frances L. Clelland
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    Born August 21, 1852
    Died November 23, 1917
    (aged 65)
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