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Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Biography of Lucius Cozzens Rice

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Lucius Cozzens Rice, state treasurer of Idaho and one of the leading business men of the commonwealth, is a native of Riceville, Fulton county, New York, where he was born June 30, 1867. being the only son now living that was born to the marriage of Harvey P. and Sarah C. Rice. The Rice family is one of the oldest in Central New York; and in the old dwelling, which is still standing, and in which Mr. Rice was born, five generations have lived. This residence was built prior to the war for American independence, by Colonel Oliver Rice, who was a soldier under Washington. Mr. Rice prepared for college at the Clinton Seminary, at Clinton, New York, and subsequently entered Union College at Schenectady, same state, where he took the classical course, was president of his class and a member of the college society, Alpha Delta Phi. Completing his college course, Mr. Rice came west and first located at Gunnison, Colorado, and later was engaged in merchandising at Sapinero, Colorado, for nine months, and then for some time at Delta, the same state; and in 1891 he came to Idaho, on horseback, looking for a location, and settled at St. Anthony, where, under the firm name of Rice & Findley, he opened a general merchandise...

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Gunnison County, Colorado Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following cemeteries have gravesite photographs hosted at the Colorado Tombstone Photo Project Doyleville Doyle Cemetery Doyleville No. 1 Cemetery Gunnison Gunnison Cemetery Irwin Irwin-Ruby Cemetery Marble Marble Cemetery Ohio City Ohio City Cemetery Parlin Parlin Cemetery Pitkin Pitkin Cemetery Powderhorn Cebolla Cemetery Powderhorn Cemetery View Photographs The following cemeteries have transcriptions hosted at the Colorado USGW Archives Crested Butte Crested Butte Cemetery Doyleville Doyleville Cemeteries Gunnison Gunnison Cemetery Irwin Irwin Cemetery Ruby Camp Cemetery Jacks Cabin Jacks Cabin Cemetery Marble Marble Cemetery Ohio City Ohio City Cemetery Pitkin Pitkin Cemetery Tin Cup Tin Cup Cemetery White Pine White Pine Cemetery View the Transcriptions...

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