Pueblo County, Colorado

Contributed by Karen Mitchell.

The subject of this sketch was born in Monson, Me., September 11, 1838. In 1847, he removed with his parents to Sheboygan Falls, Wis., where he lived on a farm about four years. When about fifteen years of age, he went to Milwaukee, where he attended school, graduating in due course; he also took a course in Bryant & Stratton's Business College. He served in the Federal army during the late war, being at one time Adjutant General on General Palmer's staff. After the war, he returned to Wisconsin, and for a number of years engaged in business as an accountant. In 1873, he came to Colorado and located at Pueblo, where he has since lived. He was elected City Clerk and Treasurer of Pueblo in the spring of 1877, which office he held two termsóbeing reelected in 1878. In January, 1880, he was appointed Deputy County Clerk, which position he now fills. Mr. Conner is a thorough business man, and is so regarded by his fellow-citizens. He is quite prominent as an Odd Fellow. Mr. Conner was married at Pueblo October 25, 1876 to Miss Ellen G. Rendall. ††History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado O L Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1881††

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