George Alfred Carlson Edit Profile
Ped.B., Colorado State Normal School, 1898. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Colorado, 1902. Bachelor of Laws, 1904.
He practiced law in Fort Collins, Colorado from 1905-08, and was district attorney in Fort Collins from 1908-14. Carlson's administration was noted for labor reforms, including the passage of a workers' compensation law and the establishment of the Industrial Commission of Colorado. He also supported and signed into law a prohibition bill making Colorado a "dry state."
Carlson was defeated for reelection in 1916.
After leaving office, he returned to law practice in Denver. He died on December 6, 1926 in Denver, Colorado.
Married Rosa Lillian Alps, August 29, 1906 (died 1922).; married second, Louise Avery Crose, March 11, 1924. Children: Elaine Bessie, George Alfred, John Swink, Juanita Rose.