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James Hamilton Peabody

governor

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.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Frances L. Clelland, March 19, 1878.

father:
Calvin Peabody

mother:
Susan L. Peabody

spouse:
Frances L. Clelland