DENVER

Frona Abbott, M.D.
Denver

     A popular and successful physician of Denver, Member county Hospital Staff. Expert Microscopist, having held professorship in Histology and Pathology several years. Completing the Classical Course in the State Normal, Oneonta N.Y., taught History and English in Woodside, Long Island, High School, until entering medical college. 


Mrs. Frank Adams
Denver

    A member of the Board of The Jacob Downing Home for the Aged; a woman of wide philanthropic interests who is, essentially, a home woman. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. E.M. Ammons
Denver

     Wife of the present Governor of Colorado. Essentially a home woman. She is a Denver girl, having resided in the city and vicinity for thirty-five years. Her unassuming, cordial manner and her devotion to home, husband and children have endeared her to Denver citizens whether or not they have the privilege of her personal acquaintance.

Theodosia G. Ammons
Denver

     Club worker, educator and lecturer; born in North Carolina, 1861. Educated, and afterwards taught in Denver Public Schools. Prominent in Equal Suffrage movement. Established Domestic Science Department in Agricultural College in 1895. Head of Department, extensive lecturer, and Dean of Women until her death, in 1907.

Mrs. James Rae Arneill
(Sara Hyatt Taylor)
Denver

     Alumna, Packer Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y., and the Comnock School of Expression. Actively interested in the National Congress of Mothers and several charitable boards. Member of the Monday Literary Club, Government Science Club, The Drama League, Colorado Chapter of D.A.R., and the Colorado Equal Suffrage Association.

Mrs. Eli M. Ashley
Denver

     Denver resident since 1861. Active worker in the campaign for equal suffrage in 1893. One of the founders of Orphans' Home, and Senate Bill No. 1 of Tenth General Assembly establishing State Home for Dependent Children. Charter member of Fortnightly Club, Deutsche Damen, Woman's Club, First President of Colorado Federation of Women's Clubs, member of D.A.R., Vice-President of Board of Lady Managers of World's Columbia Exposition.

Mrs. Dewey C. Bailey
Denver

     A very prominent club woman of Denver, whose philanthropic interests are widespread. Mrs. Bailey is a woman of uncommon executive ability and her remarkable popularity is among the women with whom she is associated has been shown in the fact that she has held the position of President of the Denver Woman's Club for four terms. 

Dr. Madeline Marquette Baker
Denver

   Graduate of Gross Medical College, 1888. Actively engaged in medical work since that date. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Alice Blackwood Baldwin
Denver

   One of Denver's distinguished club women and a Daughter of the War of 1812. Wife of General Baldwin, veteran of the Civil and Indian Wars, who was twice decorated by Congress for bravery. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Ida W. Ballantine
Denver

   Active in philanthropic and educational work. Member of the Deutsche Mittwoch Club, the Monday Literary Club, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Resident of Denver most of her life. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Newton E. Barkalow
Denver

     An enthusiastic philanthropic worker, prominently identified with the Social Center and Day Nursery Association, and the Ladies' Aid Society of St. Luke's Hospital. Mrs. Barkalow is a member of the D.A.R., and the Mothers' Congress.

Dr. Elizabeth C. Bass
Denver

   An osteopathic physician with fifteen years experience in Denver. A native of Iowa. Member of Woman's Club, Reviewers' Club, P. E. O. Sisterhood, and Equal Suffrage Association. A director of the Coal Guild. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. James Belford
Denver

     One of Colorado's best known temperance, educational and philanthropic workers; a leader in the W.C.T.U.; a member of the Board of Directors, State Teachers' College, for five years, and, for three years, of State Board of Charities and Corrections at the time the Girls' Industrial School and State Home for Dependent Children were created; present member Board of Directors, State Agricultural College.

Mary H. Barker Bates
Denver

     A highly cultured woman, recognized as one of the state's leaders in philanthropic, educational, and club work. Ex-member of Denver's Board of Education; ex Vice-President Colorado's State Medical Society; Colorado's delegate to Pan American Medical Congress. Member of Society Descendants of the Mayflower, and D.R.

Mrs. Ruth Cleveland Bates
Denver

   A native of Colorado, who has been a resident of Denver all her life. She is talented as a reader, and has won a reputation for her work in dramatic art. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Rose Kidd Beere, M. D.
Denver

   Northwestern University of '92. Superintendent State Home Dependent Children; Assistant County Physician; Assistant County Physician; Red Cross, Manila, 1898-99; State Board of Arbitration; Attendance Officer, later Medical Inspector, Schools; Assistant Health Commissioner, Superintendent County Hospital, Mother of three sons. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Sarah E. Benford
Denver

   Was one of the first few women beyond the Mississippi in the early '80's to practice and teach Christian Science Mind Healing. In active practice for over twenty-eight years. Mrs. Benford holds two certificates from Mrs. Eddy. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Laura Oakes Bennet
Denver

   Born in Denver, of pioneer parents. Mrs. Bennet is interested in philanthropy and is an active member of Territorial Daughters. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Dr. Carrie Bennett
Denver

   A graduate and post-graduate of the American School of Osteopathy. She formerly practiced in Illinois and holds a license to practice in California, but prefers Denver as a home. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Mary Elinor W. Benson
Denver

   Resident since 1892. Born at Houseville, New York, of Welch ancestry. A progressive writer and worker along sociological and religious lines; her name has been chosen in a compendium of women writers conveying original religious views. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Margaret T. Berger
Denver

     The mother of a prominent family. Well known as a former member of the Auxiliary Board of St. Luke's Hospital and as a prominent member of St. John's Church. She came to Denver in 1869 and has taken great interest in the philanthropic work of the city.

Mrs. Agnes M. Bishop
Denver

   Ardent student of educational methods and of suffrage. Mrs. Bishop is well informed on political and all progressive subjects. Prominent Christian Science practitioner, and member of Board of National League for Medical Freedom. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Julia A. Bishop
Denver

   A pioneer of 1864, who passed through the stirring times of the guerilla warfare in Kansas and the Indian troubles of Colorado. She has written interesting articles of her experiences. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. E. P. Black
Denver

   A resident of Denver for twenty-five years, coming from Wisconsin, where her father was a Methodist minister. An honored member of the Clio Club. Intensely interest in church and home life. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Henry M. Blackmer
Denver

     A charming woman. Mrs. Blackmer belongs to the leading fashionable circle of Denver's society life. She is also prominently associated with the social life of New York.

Mrs. Joseph H. Block
Denver

   The daughter of Robert Hauck, 1859 pioneer, born in Boulder Valley. A member of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society. St. Vrain Pioneers' Society, and the Territorial Daughters of Colorado. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Dr. Jenette H. Bollers
Denver

Degrees: B. S., Kansas University; M. A., Denver University; D. O., American School of Osteopathy. Pioneer osteopathist of Colorado. Member Association of Collegiate Alumnae, D. A. R., Woman's Club, Clio Club; Chairman Hygiene Committee, Congress of Mothers; Local, State and National Osteopathic Associations. President C. O. A. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Dr. Jenette H. Bolles
Denver

     Degrees: B.S., Kansas University; M.A., Denver University; D.O., American School of Osteopathy. Pioneer osteopathist of Colorado. Member Association of Collegiate Alumnae, D.A.R., Woman's club, Clio Club; Chairman Hygiene Committee, Congress of MOthers; Local, State and National Osteopathic Associations, President C.O.A.

Mrs. James L. Boutwell
Denver

A pioneer of 1860 who, with her husband, crossed the plains by wagon. Mr. and Mrs. Boutwell conducted the first stage station, fifty-five miles out of Denver, and became leaders in pioneer life. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Henry Lee Bowles
Denver

Graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University. Teacher for ten years, three being in the Indian service. Having no children of her own, she is devoted to the education of nephews and nieces. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mary C.C. Bradford
Denver

     State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Past President, Colorado Federation of Women's Clubs. A dominating influence in philanthropic, club, political, and educational lines for twenty years. As teacher, lecturer, writer, school, and club official, she has a national reputation. An eloquent speaker, a forceful writer, and a public official reflecting credit upon the women of Colorado.

Mrs. Emilie Brandt
Denver

   A woman who has the unique distinction of being an art glass worker, there being but very few other women in the United States engaged in this work. Greatly interested in music. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. J. Fitz Brind
(E.M.)
Denver

     The Past President of the Old Ladies' Home and the Denver Orphans' Home. The first woman on the Executive Board of the Denver Organized Charities. A member of the Ladies Auxiliary Board of Mercy Hospital. One of the best known philanthropists in Denver and recognized for her artistic temperament and business ability.

Henrietta E. Bromwell
Denver

   Member, first secretary, and a founder of the Artists' Club, Denver. Member of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado; of the Baltimore Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and of the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Reverend Nona L. Brooks
Denver

     Born in Louisville, Kentucky, of Virginian and New England ancestry. Graduate Charles College, West Virginia; student of Wellesley. Member of Woman's Club and Woman's Press Club. Identified with philanthropic, education, and religious work. An organizer of the Divine Science movement and Pastor of its First Church. Prominent in New Thought field. Ex-President of Denver Philosophic Society; for six years Secretary of the Colorado Prison Association.

Mrs. Jane C. Brown
(Mrs. Henry C. Brown)
Denver

     A relative of Governor Crane, Massachusetts, and descendant of Sir Hugh Thompson. Mrs. Brown and family came to Colorado in 1860. One of the founders of the Denver Orphans Home, and for years among its most liberal contributors. In early days a strong supporter of the Methodist Church. Mr. Brown donated the site upon which is erected the State Capitol Building, and built for his wife the Brown Palace Hotel.

Mrs. J.J. Brown
Denver

     A woman of tremendous executive ability; particularly noted for her rare bravery at the eventful time of the Titanic disaster. She is a woman of large philanthropic interests and meets every request for aid with generous response. She is socially a favorite, and is known in the social circles of the large cities in America.

Mrs. J. Sidney Brown
Denver

     University of Wisconsin Alumna. Teacher in Denver twelve years. Prominent in church, club, and social life. Member D.  or R., the Collegiate Alumni Association; President Fortnightly Club; Chairman Field Committee, Colorado Federation of Women's Clubs, and on Honor Roll of General Federation Endowment Fund. President, J.S. Brown & Bro. Mercantile Company. Proud mother, devoted to her home and family.

Mrs. Kate C. Brown
Denver

     A pioneer and a most gracious and motherly woman, dignified in spirit and very modest. She has a splendid knowledge of books. For many years was Chaplain in the Daughters of the American Revolution. In her chapter she was the only one entered under a general.

Mrs. May Butler Brown
Denver

     A pioneer in her own right; said to be the first white girl born in Denver, October 15, 1860; her birth-place was on Larimer street, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets. Her parents came from South Wales and crossed the Atlantic in a sailing vessel in 1856. Mrs. Brown is a member of the Woman's Club and of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society, of which she is a Past President.

Alice H. Brownlee
Denver

     Board of Lady Managers from State of Washington of World's Columbia Exposition in Chicago. A great lover of art and is surrounded by one of the greatest collections of pictures this side of Chicago, being the proud possessor of old masters. Largely interested in Western Metals Company. This company holds all the patents for the chlorination treatment of ores which cannot be handled by any other method.

Mrs. Wm. N. Byers
Denver

     Was Elizabeth M. Sumner, whose Colonial ancestors took an active part in the Revolution and War of 1812. She has been closely associated with charitable, church, patriotic, and educational work, being a member of the Official Board of Denver University for years. A charter member of Woman's Club and Woman's Press Club, and founder of the E.M. Byers' Home for Boys. Has contributed liberally to churches and charitable institutions.

   
   

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