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James Harvey Teller, American judge. member Sioux Indian Commn.

Background

Teller, James Harvey was born on June 14, 1850 in Granger, New York, United States. Son of John and Charlotte Chapin (Moore) Teller.

Education

Student Cornell Univercity, 1871. Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1874, Doctor of Laws, 1919.

Career

Began practice at Cleveland, O., 1876. Organized, 1880, and became president Leslie Sewing Machine Company (now Standard Sewing Machine Company). Member Sioux Indian Commission, Dak.

Ty., 1882-1883; secretary Dak. Ty., 1883-1886; practiced in Chicago, 1890-1902. Removed to Denver, Colorado, 1902.

Appointed judge District Court City and County of Denver, December, 1911. Elected for term of 6 years, November 1912, on Democratic, Republican, Progressive, Proh. and Citizens’ tickets. Elected Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Colorado, November 1914, term 1915-1925.

Resumed practice.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Battle of the Standards, 1896.

Membership

Member Sioux Indian Commn.

Connections

Married Frances L. Wheelock, May 3, 1875.

father:
John Teller

mother:
Charlotte Chapin (Moore) Teller

spouse:
Frances L. Wheelock