Category: Gilpin County

Portrait and biographical record of Denver and vicinity, Colorado

Biography of Hon. Horace M. Hale of Central City, Colorado

Hon. Horace M. Hale, A. M., LL.D., superintendent of public instruction of Colorado 1873-77, and president of the Colorado State University at Boulder 1887-92, is one of the distinguished citizens of Denver and has taken a very active part in the promotion of movements for the advancement of the city and state. A resumé of his lineage and life will therefore he of especial interest to the readers of this volume. He is a descendant of Thomas Hale, an Englishman, who settled in Newbury, Mass, in 1635, and several succeeding generations of Hales were identified with the history of New