John St. John Irby Edit Profile
Student Richmond (Virginia) College, 1887-1889.
Began on Richmond Times, 1889, and became managing editor of Times and Evening Leader. Reporter Evening Times, later Evening Post, Denver, Colorado, 1899-1903. Proprietor Cripple Creek (Colorado) Times, 1903-1904.
Private secretary to Mayor Robert W. Speer of Denver, 1904-1912. Member Colorado Senate, 1909-1913. Secretary of commission appointed by President Wilson, 1915, to investigate diplomatic relations of J. M. Sullivan, United States minister to Santo Domingo.
Private secretary to the United States Senator James D. Phelan of California, 1915-1917. United States surveyor of customs, Port of San Francisco, 1917-1921.
Married Harriet Ryland, October 12, 1901.