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Elvin R. Caldwell

Added by yongli on 05/02/2017 - 10:38, last changed on 01/26/2020 - 01:07
Elvin R. Caldwell Sr. (1919–2004) was one of the most significant African American policymakers in Colorado history. An accountant and businessman, Caldwell joined many community organizations before beginning his political career in 1950 in the Colorado House of Representatives. He later served on...

Julia Greeley

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 13:23, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 10:37
Julia Greeley (c. 1840–1918) was born into slavery in Missouri. Around 1880 she moved to Denver and became a Catholic. Despite being poor herself, Greeley spent the rest of her life doing good deeds for the impoverished. In 2016 the Catholic Church opened the Cause for Sainthood to determine...
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