Mrs. John MacPherson
Denver

    Auditor of the Woman's Club of Denver for twelve years; President of the Wednesday Current Events Club. Elected County Superintendent of Schools May 1912. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Emma Elizabeth Manlove
Denver

    A soprano soloist and teacher of voice, making a special study of voice phenomena and the secrets of artistic singing, advocating the study of pure diction. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Eusebia M. Marrs
Denver

    A resident of Colorado since 1879, and an active worker in Christian Science for fifteen years. A native of Kentucky. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Alice Morton Mattern
Denver

    Direct descendant of John Morton, who cast the thirteenth and deciding vote for the Declaration of Independence. Born in Denver and belongs to the Territorial Daughters, being their Representative to the Patriotic League. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Ruth C. McCabe
Denver

    A graduate of East Denver High School, and a member of the Woman's Press Club. Miss McCabe is one of the youngest active newspaper women in the state and was formerly Society Editor of the "Rocky Mountain News." [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Maud McClaskie
Denver

    Alumna of Harper Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. Five years member State Board of Nurse Examiners. Superintendent of Nurses, City and County Hospital. Active in institutional work ten years. Three years Liberal Arts student, University of Denver. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Adela McClure
Denver

    An educator connected with the Denver schools for twenty-three years; Principal of Byers School for ten years; member of Woman's Pedagogical Club and of the Denver Principals' Association. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Jesse F. McDonald
Denver

     The wife of a former Governor of Colorado, who has identified herself with the social, political, and club life of the state. Mrs. McDonald has a large number of friends in Colorado, where she has lived for many years. She is a charming hostess and always interested in philanthropic work and public spirited movements which make for the betterment of the state.

Ida Kruse McFarlane
(Mrs. Frederick)
Denver

    Graduate of Vassar College. Public lecturer on literature and art. Professor of English at the University of Denver. Has held many positions of honor and trust.

Mrs. Cyrus H. McLaughlin
Denver

    A pioneer of 1860. Crossed the plains in a wagon. An active worker in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1878 to 1896. Her grandfather, Nathaniel Ames, was with Washington at Valley Forge. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. John Lloyd McNeil
Denver

     Served as President Denver Orphans' home, Denver Fortnightly Club; first Treasurer Woman's Club of Denver; Colorado Commissioner to Atlanta Exposition; member State Commission to mark Santa Fe Trail in Colorado; held office of State Regent, Daughters American Revolution; Chairman Emergency Committee, Soldiers' Aid Society Spanish-American War; Chairman Committee securing first appropriation State Library.

Ellis Meredith
Denver

     Author and journalist. Born in Montana. Special writer Rocky Mountain News, 1889-1903. Active in Colorado suffrage campaign. Life member N.A.W. Suffrage Association. Vice Chairman Democratic State Central Committee, 1904-1908. Elected Election Commissioner, 1910; first woman elected to office in Denver. Charter member Woman's Club. Author "The Master Knot," "Under the Harrow," "Heart of My Heart." Married henry H. Clement, 1913.

Mrs. Cornelia Scudder Miles, Ph.D.
Denver

    Dr. Miles is one of the state's leading educators, who has been a Principal in the Denver schools for seventeen years, and, for many years, a member of the Woman's Club. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Arthur Scott Miller
Denver

    Distinguished for her child philanthropies and as the "Poet Laureate of the Round Table Club." Director of Junior Society, Sons and Daughters of the Revolution, and a steadfast friend of the Boy Scouts. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Helen T. Miller
Denver

    A resident of Colorado twenty-three years and a former worker in the Y. W. C. A.L and Woman's Exchange. Connected with the Daniels & Fisher Stores for sixteen years. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. James A. Miller
Denver

    A church woman whose beauty of life matched her physical charm and refinement. Her deeds of the heart, like living monuments, arise to call her blessed, in the memory and love of those she uplifted. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. D. H. Moffat
Denver

    Came to Denver in 1862. A member and worker in the Divine Scientist Church. Her husband was founder of the "Moffat Road," and President of the First National Ban for forty years. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Josephine G. Moore
Denver

    Engaged in educational work in Denver for twenty years. Principal Aaron Gove School. Graduate Rhode Island State Normal School. Prominent in Eastern Star and other women's Masonic orders. Ranked among most progressive educators. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Josephine T. Moore
Denver

    Christian Science teacher and practitioner. She was First Reader in Leadville and Cripple Creek, where she helped to organize the church. A gifted woman of musical ability, and was active in the Woman's club. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Clarence J. Morley
Denver

    A resident for twenty years; a member of the P. E. O. and of Denver Chapter, D. A. R. Interested in church and philanthropic work, but principally in her home and family. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Ada F. Morris
Denver

    Resident of Denver since 1883; wife of H. L. Morris. A student in Mrs. Frances Mack Mann's Class of 1899. Now practitioner and Second Reader in Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. John Kernan Mullen
Denver

    Without ostentation, she is graciously humane in a wide circle of noble living. Of enviable social prominence, her chief charm lies in her sweetness and unfailing thought for others through a state-wide charity. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Mary E. Mullen
Denver

   A native of Colorado, being born of pioneer parents at Central City. She is an alumna of St. Mary's Academy, Denver; also an active member of the Jane Jefferson Democratic Club. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. George W. Musser
Denver

    Member of Woman's Four O'clock Club, Colorado Springs. A member of the P. E. O. Holds B.A. degree from Valparaiso University. Has been a resident of Colorado for over twenty years. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Emma Newkirk
Denver

    Daughter of John Milheim, one of the best known pioneers of the state. Colorado is her native heath and lifelong home. She has traveled extensively, and is the mother of an accomplished daughter. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Ruth A. Newton
Denver

    Widow of Ezra A. Newton; came from Freeport, Ill., with husband and family to Denver in 1871, and has since made her home there. Now in her 90th year and in good health. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Olga Steiner Oakes
Denver

    Unremitting in her labor for children, she is in active charge of Kindergarten Department of the Mothers' congress and Parents' and Teachers' Associations, which she helped to organize. Third Vice-President of Denver District of Mothers' Congress. She evades any discussion of the time given to her charities. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Olive M. Oakes (Mrs. D. C.)
Denver

    A native of Michigan and a resident of Denver since 1859. A member of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society and of the Territorial Daughters. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Emma C. Oborn
Denver

    Generous in club service, this faithful worker was Chairman of Program Committee. Secretary of Reform and Philanthropy Department, and Chairman of Art and Literature Department of North Side Woman's Club. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Joseph A. Osner
Denver

    A resident for thirty-seven years. President of Sacred Heart Aid Society for two years, and a member of St. Vincent's Aid, St. Clara's Home, Good Shepherd, and Queen of Heaven Aid. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Nellie D. Oswald
Denver

    From innumerable achievements of this alumna of Denver University, we select the Fletcher Medal for Oratory, State Presidency of Y. P. C. T. U., the chair of Latin and English, as most worthy of mention. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Mary L. Parks
Denver

    As Past President of N. S. Woman's Club and State President of the Christian Woman's Board of Missions, Mrs. Parks is well-known in club and church circles; also, in education as a former member of the School Board. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Katharine Grafton Patterson
(Mrs. Thomas M. Patterson)
Denver

     As an organizer of the Central Christian Church, the Y.W.C.A., the Denver Orphans' Home, and the Woman's Club, Mrs. Patterson was prominent in religious, charitable, and social affairs. She was for several terms president of the Colorado Equal Suffrage Association, and an effective worker in gaining the vote for women. Through the Woman's Club she advanced the idea of artistic schoolroom decoration.

Mrs. W. S. Peabody
Denver

    Conspicuous for her many years' labor toward securing the passage of Act of Congress setting aside Mesa Verde Park, with its Cliff Dweller ruins, as a National Park, she is a public benefactor. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. James B. Pearce
Denver

    A woman of diversified interests, she is a member of the Woman's Club and the Denver Clio, and was associated with the La Junta Woman's Club for seventeen years. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Grant S. Peck
Denver

    A woman of high character and refinement. A prominent member of Daughters of the Revolution and various charity organizations. The Woman's Club numbers her among its members. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Celia Osgood Peterson
Denver

    President of State Teachers' Association, and a Denver teacher since 1881. One of the founders, and first President of Denver Teachers' Club, and of the Grade Teachers' Association. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. John Robert Phelan
Denver

    Music, charity, literature, and inventions fill her life. Mrs. Phelan is a charter member of the American Music and Art Association, and a member of the Tuesday Musical Club, the Denver Woman's Press Club, and the Neighborhood House Association. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Genevieve Chandler Phipps
Denver

     A renowned beauty, whose graciousness, courtesy and generosity are well known. Mrs. Phipps has been identified with the philanthropic work of the state and has been for years one of the leaders of Denver society. She is much sought after socially as a very brilliant conversationalist, being widely read and having traveled much.

Lillian Irvine Pollock, M. D.
Denver

    Born in Butler County, Pennsylvania; resident of Colorado for thirty-five years. Chairman Social Science Department. Woman's Club of Denver. Dr. Pollock bears an enviable reputation as a physician, is one of the most popular fraternalists of Colorado, and modestly writes some of the best verse produced in the West. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Willis D. Prewitt
Denver

    As Chairman of the Literature and Art Department of the N. S. Woman's Club and Past Vice-President of Christian Woman's Board of Missions, Mrs. Prewitt shows her interest in the life of her fellowman. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Dr. J. Carten Price
Denver

    Prominent osteopathic physician; member of American Osteopathic Association. Previous to her graduation as an osteopathist, was a graduate nurse with five years' hospital experience. Member of the New York Society of Colorado. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Charles H. Pugh
Denver

    Prominent in musical and club circles. Member of Woman's Club, Clio Club. Charter member Historic Art Club, and philanthropic organizations. For many years soprano soloist at Grace Church. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Emma Coats Ramus
Denver

    A resident thirty-one years. A Past Vice-President of West Side Woman's Club. Member of Colorado Society, D. of R. Member of Presbyterian Church. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Verner Z. Reed
Denver

     A society woman. She is very much admired by a large circle of acquaintances.

Mrs. Bessie M. Rex
Denver

    A Denver resident thirty-five years. Prominent in the social, club, philanthropic, and religious world. Member First Baptist Church; Board of Directors, Woman's Club, four years. Corresponding Secretary of Reviewers' Club. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Alonzo G. Rhodes
Denver

    One of the pioneer workers of the state along philanthropic and civic lines. First woman elected County Superintendent of Schools, Arapahoe County. Fourteen years a member of State Normal School Board. Served as President of the Ladies' Relief Society and Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society. Eight years Vice-Chairman republican State Central Committee. Charter member of the Woman's Club, Monday Literary Club, W. R. C., O. E. S. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Dr. Cara Stiles Richards
Denver

    A Denver resident for eight years; a member of the Woman's Club, where she has acted as Chairman of the Social Science Department, and Auditor, and the D. A. R. Active in philanthropic and civic betterment. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. George Q. Richmond
Denver

    Eminent in social circles, prominent in the club world. Member Board Directors, the Woman's Club. Well-known in philanthropic field. Broad and progressive, sympathies alert to aid the unfortunate. For four years she was District President of the Denver Coal Guild. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Grace M. Ritter
Denver

    A member of the Monday Literary Club, American Music Society, Mothers' Congress, and Artists' Club. Mrs. Ritter is a representative woman. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Guy B. Robertson
Denver

    Alumna of Lincoln University. Teacher of Natural Science in Central City and Pueblo for nine years. Associated with Nebraska's Ornithological Union, she tells of birds through the magazines; is an earnest settlement worker. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Helen Ring Robinson
Denver

     Educator, writer, politician and lecturer of national prominence, this remarkable woman still finds time for the fine art of domesticity. Mrs. Robinson enjoys the distinction of being the first woman State Senator in Colorado.

Mrs. Jay A. Robinson
Denver

    Contralto. Pupil of Underner, Mrs. Sawyer, Georg Henschel, and Max Heinrich. She has spent twenty-five successful years in concert work and in teaching. Holds eminent position in Denver's musical world. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Miss Josephine Aspinwall Roche
Denver

    Research work for Russell Sage Foundation and Public Education Association; active in social evil investigations with Dr. Devine in New York; Denver Inspector of Public Amusements. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Alice Rohe
Denver

    A newspaper writer of national renown whose first literary work of any importance was done in Denver. She conducted a page of special stories for the "Rocky Mountain News," which were read and favorably commented upon, not only throughout Colorado but also by the reading public of the entire United States. Miss Rohe is now connected with New York newspapers. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Nathan Rothschild
Denver

    For six years Secretary of the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel. She is a director of the Jewish Relief Society, and a member of the Council of Jewish Women; a native of New York. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]
Mrs. Mary Estes Ruffner
Denver

    Came to this state in 1859. First unmarried white woman to enter Colorado Territory. She was a woman of wide sympathy and was always ready to give assistance. Her father discovered and located Estes Park. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Kate Russell
Denver

     A well known newspaper woman, who has been a Denver resident for many years. She was, formerly, Society Editor of "The News," and is at present special writer for Denver papers. Mrs. Russell is a member of the Why Club and a Past President of the Woman's Press Club.


 

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