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Jerome Bunty Chaffee

senator , banker

Jerome Bunty Chaffee, American senator, banker. Member lower house Colorado Territorial legislature, 1861, speaker, 1864-1865; member United States Senate (Republican) from Colorado, November 15, 1876-1879.

Background

Chaffee, Jerome Bunty was born on April 17, 1825 in near Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States. Son of Warren and Elizabeth (Otto) Chaffee.

Career

Delegate to the United States Congress from Colorado Territory, 1871-1875.

Membership

Member lower house Colorado Territorial legislature, 1861, speaker, 1864-1865. Member United States Senate (Republican) from Colorado, November 15, 1876-1879.

Connections

Married Miriam Comstock, 1848, 4 children, including Fannie Josephine (Mistress.

father:
Warren Chaffee

mother:
Elizabeth (Otto) Chaffee

spouse:
Miriam Comstock