Jefferson County, Colorado
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Representative Women of Colorado

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Mrs. May Hall Ammerman
Colorado City
A  member of the Woman’s Study Club. For five years Grand Mistress of Records and Correspondence of the Pythian Sisters of Colorado. City Clerk three years. Elected Commissioner of Records and Seal. Police Magistrate.
(Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914) transcribed by FoFG mz)
 
Mrs. Edith M. Bailey
Pueblo
A teacher in Leadville, Aspen , Glenwood Springs, and Pueblo , where she is present County Superintendent of Schools. Mrs. Bailey was Superintendent of Pitkin County for five years. Work nobly done.
(Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914) transcribed by FoFG mz)

Mrs. W. H. Baker
Pueblo
A resident of Colorado for many years. Prominent in club work as President of the Pueblo Federation of Women’s Clubs. Actively interested in philanthropic work.
(Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914) transcribed by FoFG mz)
 
Miss Berness Bunger
– Golden Jefferson county
An educator particularly interested in primary work and methods of increasing efficiency of rural school systems to better the needs of communities. Received A.B. degree from Denver University. Earnest bible school worker. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]


Mrs. Sarah Henderson Church – Church's  Jefferson county
With her husband, in 1864, located here on historic ground. A member of the National and State Mothers' Congress. An organizer of the Mother's Club and twenty years a member of the local School Board. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. Catherine C. Coulehan – Edgewater  Jefferson county
A resident of Colorado since 1874; an active agricultural worker; a public benefactor, and Vice-President of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society, and honorary member of the Society of Colorado Pioneers. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. George W. Dunn – Littleton  Jefferson, Arapahoe, Doulgas
Wife of a well-known county judge. She has served as President of the Woman's Club of Littleton for two terms, and is prominent as a vocalist in church circles. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]

Mrs. J. H. Hummel (Jane Newlon)
Pueblo
President, “Sommerlid” Branch Parent-Teachers’ Association. Organizer and Past President of Northside Literary Club. Member, State Federation of Women’s Clubs. Church worker and vitally interested in her home and children.
(Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914) transcribed by FoFG mz) 

Mrs. Daniel Prescott – Littleton  Jefferson, Arapahoe, Douglas county
Of influence in literary and musical life. She has been President of the Woman's Club of Littleton, of the Athenae Musical Club of Denver, and for seventeen years one of Denver's Clio members. [Source: Representative Women of Colorado, by James Alexander Sample (1914); transcribed by Vicki Bryan]


 


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