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J. Quigg Newton

Added by yongli on 01/30/2017 - 16:28, last changed on 05/17/2023 - 10:38
James Quigg Newton, Jr. (1911–2003) was a distinguished lawyer, politician, and philanthropist who served as mayor of Denver (1947–55), president of the University of Colorado (CU; 1956–63), and the head of several national charitable foundations. As mayor, Newton modernized Denver’s city...

John Hickenlooper

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 17:15, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 08:47
John Wright Hickenlooper II (1952– ) is a Colorado businessman and politician who served as mayor of Denver from 2003 to 2011 and forty-third governor of the state from 2011 to 2019. In 2020 Hickenlooper was elected to the US Senate. In 1988 he founded Wynkoop Brewing Company , Denver’s first...

Robert W. Speer

Added by yongli on 01/16/2020 - 16:00, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 07:47
Robert Walter Speer (1855–1918) served as mayor of Denver for two terms, from 1904 to 1912, then was reelected in 1916, serving another two years as mayor before passing away in 1918 during the Spanish influenza pandemic. Speer is remembered primarily for implementing the City Beautiful plan that...
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