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John C. Bell

congressman

John C. Bell, American congressman. member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colo; member United States Industrial Commn.

Background

Bell, John C. was born on December 11, 1851 in Grundy Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harrison and Rachel (Laxson) Bell.

Education

Educated private schools.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1874. Practiced at Saguache, Colorado, 1874-1876, Lake City, Colorado, 1876-1885, Montrose, Colorado, since 1885. Company attorney Saguache Company, 1874-1876.

Judge 7th Judicial District, 1888-1892. Member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colorado District. Now judge Court of Appeals of Colorado.

Membership

Member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colo. Member United States Industrial Commn.

Connections

Married Susie Abernathy, August 1881.

father:
Harrison Bell

mother:
Rachel (Laxson) Bell

spouse:
Susie Abernathy