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George Alfred Carlson
Birth: Oct. 23, 1876
Alta
Buena Vista County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1926
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Colorado Governor. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1902, earned a degree from the University of Colorado in 1904, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Fort Collins, Colorado. Entering politics, he was the district attorney for the Eighth Judicial District, (1908-14). In 1914, he was elected as Republican the 20th Governor of Colorado, serving until 1917. During his term in office, he advocated the necessity for legislation that endorsed the support of labor and the deterrence of strikes. Also a workman's compensation law was enacted, as well as a prohibition law and the Industrial Relations Commission was created. Being defeated for reelection, he returned to private law practice until his death at 50. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles A. Carlson (1851 - 1923)
  Louisa P. Gustafsson Carlson (1854 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  John Swink Carlson (1911 - 1985)*
 
 Sibling:
  George Alfred Carlson (1876 - 1926)
  Emma Swink (1880 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Linn Grove Cemetery
Greeley
Weld County
Colorado, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2003
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