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George Milton CORLETT

George Milton CORLETT, American LieutenantGovernor of Colorado. Member of Shrine; Alpha Tau Omega; Independent Order of Odd Fellows; American Legion Lieutenant Colonel Infantry; Colorado National. Guard.


  • CORLETT, George Milton was born on November 7, 1884 in Richardson Company, Nebraska. Son of Charles M. and Mary E. (Stafford) Corlett.

  • Education

    • University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Laws


    • April 5, 1905. Company Superintendent, Schools, Rio Grande City, 1906-1907. Company Attorney, Rio Grande Company, 1908-1912. Mayor, City of Monte Vista, 1919-1920.

      Second Lieutenant, N.A., 1917. First Lieutenant Infantry United States Army, 1917. Captain Maj, Infantry, United States Army, 1918.

      Captain 117th Cavalry 1920-1921. Major First Battalion. 157 Infantry, 1922-1923.

      Major 117 Cavalry, 1924-1925. Lieutenant Colonel Infantry Assistant Chief Staff, 45 Division, 1927-1929. Machine Gun and Howitzer Officer, 45 Division, 1930.

      Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, since 1927;—. General practice of Law. specializing in Irrigation Law.


    • Member of Shrine; Alpha Tau Omega. Independent Order of Odd Fellows. American Legion Lieutenant Colonel Infantry. Colorado National. Guard. Clubs: Denver, Lincoln.


    • Spouse Martha Jean Rupert.
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    Born November 7, 1884