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Henry Teller

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    Mining and railroad mogul Henry Teller was elected to the US Senate when Colorado became a state in 1876. He was in office for five terms and switched political parties twice during his tenure.  
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Peter R. Decker, The Utes Must Go: American Expansion and the Removal of a People (Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2004).

Beth Dodd, “Who was Henry M. Teller?The Mountain Jackpot (Woodland Park), November 30, 2012.

Laurence Armand French, Policing American Indians: A Unique Chapter in American Jurisprudence (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2016).

Frank Pommerstein, Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009).

Viginia McConnell Simmons, The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2000).

US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, “Code of Indian Offenses” (March 30, 1883).

Additional Information: 

Elmer Ellis, Henry Moore Teller: Defender of the West (Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1941).

Duane A. Smith, Henry M. Teller: Colorado's Grand Old Man (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002).