Evans - Denver, CO, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 42.210 W 104° 53.930
13S E 508673 N 4394854
Quick Description: Monument to the third and fourth generation of the Evans Family, whose grandfather was the second Territorial Governor of Colorado. Evans was involved with Denver's first tramway and banking.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 9/2/2021 12:16:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM14WPP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
"Educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, John Evans II (1884-1974) was an electrical engineer. In 1908, he married Gladys Cheesman (1887-1974) who was the only child of Walter Cheesman. They had three children Alice, John and Anne. In 1916, Evans became president of the International Trust Company. In 1917, John Evans II was a captain of the infantry of the U.S. Army, Provost Marshall of Colorado, serving in Washington, D.C. Eventually, he became a banker, serving as President of Colorado National Bank and remaining in that position for 33 years (1928-1931). " from (visit link)
Date Created/Placed: approx. 1974

Address:
Fairmount Cemetery 430 S Quebec St Denver, CO USA Open dawn to dusk


Height: 33' (10m)

Illuminated: yes

Website: Not listed

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