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William Ellery Sweet

ex-governor

William Ellery Sweet, American ex-governor. Member National Council Young Men’s Christian Association; Member S.R. of Colorado (president), Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Sweet, William Ellery was born on January 27, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Channing and Emeroy L. (Stevens) Sweet.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore, 1890 (Phi Beta Kappa), Doctor of Laws, 1936.

Career

Established, 1894, firm of William E. Sweet & Company, investment bankers, Denver, Colorado, title later becoming Sweet, Causey, Foster & Company. Retired 1920; governor of Colorado, 1923-1924. Democratic candidate for United States senator, 1926.

Moderator General Council Congressional Christian Church, 1940-1942.

Membership

Member National Council Young Men’s Christian Association. Member S.R. of Colorado (president), Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: Denver, Denver Country.

Connections

Married Joyeuse L. Fullerton, 1892. Children: Lennig, Channing Fullerton, Joyeuse Elise, William Ellery.

father:
Channing Sweet

mother:
Emeroy L. (Stevens) Sweet

spouse:
Joyeuse L. Fullerton

children:
Lennig Sweet

Channing Fullerton Sweet

Joyeuse Elise Sweet

William Ellery Sweet