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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.


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.