John Franklin Shafroth Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1875 (Doctor of Laws, 1909).
Admitted to Missouri bar, 1876. Practiced law at Fayette, Missouri, 1876-1879. Denver, since 1879; city attorney, 1887-1891.
Member 54th to 58th Congresses (1895-1905), 1st Colorado District. Refused to retain seat in 58th Congress, February 15, 1904, as the general election at which he was a candidate had been tainted by fraud. Governor of Colorado, terms, 1909-1911, 1911-1913.
United States senator, 1913-1919.
Member law firm of Shafroth & Shafroth.
Married Virginia Morrison, October 26, 1881.