Pueblo County, Colorado

Contributed by Karen Mitchell.

John H. Warneke was born in Bremen, Germany, February 15, 1847, emigrated to New York city in 1864, where he engaged in the grocery business.  He removed to Pueblo in 1876 and here embarked in the grocery trade and in which he has been quite successful.  In 1882 Mr. Warneke was elected Mayor of Pueblo, and so popular was his administration that he was again elected in 1883 and re-elected in 1884.  He is a gentleman possessed of large business tact.  He is thoroughly popular as an executive and a citizen. Rocky Mountain News 5-16-1884 - Prominent Men of Pueblo

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