Pueblo County, Colorado
J. H. H. Low

Contributed by Maggie Stuart Zimmerman.

J. H. H. Low, an attorney practicing at the Pueblo bar, was born on the 18th of October, 1856, near New Albany, Indiana, a son of Erastus M. and Martha J. (Hubbard) Low. The father was a blacksmith and farmer and both he and his wife are now deceased.

Their son, J. H. H. Low. was educated in the public schools and began reading law in the office and under the direction of Congressman Townsend. In early life he taught school for ten years and while thus engaged devoted his leisure to the study of law. He came to Colorado in September, 1884, and has been principal of every high school in Custer county. As an educator he won a prominent position, imparting readily and clearly to others the knowledge which he had acquired. In June, 1889, he was admitted to the bar and entered upon practice in Silver Cliff, Custer county, where he remained for two and a half years. He then removed to Pueblo, where be has since made his home, and through the intervening period has continuously practiced his profession. He has served as district attorney for four years and has given his undivided attention to his professional activities, which have constantly grown in volume and importance. He is also the president of the Central Investment Company.

Mr. Low has been married twice. In 1877, in El Paso, Illinois, he wedded Miss Ella D. Smith, by whom he had four children. H. Townsend Low, M. D., who is in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in the Medical Corps, was formerly stationed with the National Guard at Camp Kearny, California, and is now somewhere in France. Percy H. is a railroad fireman residing in California. Sibyl gave her hand in marriage to C. R. Morris, of Boulder, Colorado. J. H. H. Low, Jr., is in the United States service in France. The mother of the above children passed away in 1902 and in March, 1904, Mr. Low was again married, his second union being with Miss Elizabeth Noble, who reared the family.

In politics Mr. Low is a republican. Fraternally he is a Mason and is connected with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks and several other orders. His religious faith is that of the Episcopal church. He is a public-spirited man. highly respected by all who know him because of his devotion to the general welfare as well as by reason of his fidelity to the highest standards and ethics of his profession. Extracted from History of Colorado Illustrated Volume II 1918

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