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Jesse Fuller Mcdonald

ex-governor.

Jesse Fuller Mcdonald, American ex-governor. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Mining Association (president), American Mining Congress (governor Colorado Chapter). Scottish Rite.

Background

Mcdonald, Jesse Fuller was born on June 30, 1858 in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. Son of Lyman M. and Caroline (Bond) Mcdonald.

Education

Educated country district school and academic. Honorary Engineer of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, 1905.

Career

Reared on farm; went to Leadville, Colorado, 1879. Practiced civil and mining engineering, 1878-1888. Devoted attention to own mining interests from 1888 until retired.

Owner Penrose and Harvard mines. Was manager Down Town Mines Company, Leadville. Mayor of Leadville, 1899-1905.

Elected state senator, 1902. Elected lieutenant governor of Colorado, November 1904, and presided over Senate and joint sessions of 15th General Assembly. Governor of Colorado, 1905-1906.

Chairman Republican State Central Committee, 1910-1914, and 1931-1934.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Mining Association (president), American Mining Congress (governor Colorado Chapter). Scottish Rite.

Connections

Married Flora Collins, April.; married second, Mistress.

father:
Lyman M. Mcdonald

mother:
Caroline (Bond) Mcdonald

spouses:
Flora Collins

Mistress