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Lawyer

Matthew James Galligan, American lawyer.

Background

Galligan, Matthew James was born on August 25, 1854 in in Washington Company, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Philisophy Galligan, late of Lawler, Iowa.

Education

Educated country schools and Bradford Academy, Iowa. Graduate law department, Iowa State University, 1881.

Career

Taught school in Iowa, 1872-1874. Studied telegraphy and was operator Union Pacific Railroad, 1875-1879. Read law while operator.

Admitted to bar, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1879. Located in Pueblo, Colorado, in 1882. Alderman, 1884; judge company court, 1886.

Reelected, 1889; practiced law since 1893. City attorney, Pueblo, since 1901. Residence: 1101 S. Union Avenue Office: Central Block, Pueblo, Colorado.

Connections

Married New Hampton, Iowa, December 30, 1890, Minnie I. Bailey.

father:
P. Galligan Galligan

spouse:
New Hampton