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The Bench and Bar of Colorado
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HORACE G. BENSON

HORACE G. BENSON
Denver

Born, Atchison, Kansas, 1863; attended public schools in Atchison and studied law in the office of Steath & Liddel, graduating with highest honors ; married ; was Deputy District Attorney for a number of years; active in the prosecution (21 cases) and defense (27 cases) of some of the most noted criminal cases in Denver; member of B. P. O. Elks, Sons of Colorado and Kansas Society.

JAMES H. BROWN
Denver

Born, St. Joseph, Missouri, September 3, 1859; graduated from Northwestern University, 1879; General Counsel, Denver Tramway Company, 1887-93; City Attorney, Denver, 1885-87; member Colorado General Assembly, 1890-92; author Brown Telephone Ordinance; Captain Colorado National Guard, 1897, and in five years retired with rank of Colonel; adjusted $1,500,000 estate of his late father, H. C. Brown; formerly cousel for Equitable Realty Company and the late William Barth; member American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Society of Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, Colorado Pioneers, Masonic bodies, Denver Country and Denver Athletic Clubs; candidate for U. S. Senate, 1912.


JAMES H. BROWN