Pueblo County, Colorado
GEORGE BOLT, JR.
Contributed by Karen Mitchell.
George Bolt. Jr.. a florist of Pueblo, who is developing a business of
extensive and gratifying proportions, was born October 11, 1884, in the city in
which he still resides, his parents being George and Minnie (Botoner) Bolt. The
parents came to Colorado in 1871 and for many years the father was engaged in
the restaurant and confectionery business in Pueblo. being among the old-timers
of the city. He has owned and conducted some of the old historic business places
of Pueblo and he still remains an active factor in the business interests of the
town as assistant to his son in the greenhouses.
George Bolt, Jr., was educated in the public and high schools of Pueblo and
early became active in business as the assistant of his father, who was also
engaged in ranching, in addition to his other interests. He likewise invested
his money in a greenhouse and George Bolt, Jr., became interested with his
father in the business, thoroughly learning every phase thereof and becoming
very proficient in the production of beautiful flowers and plants. For the past
five years he has been at the head of the business, which is an extensive and
profitable one. The greenhouse has ten thousand square feet under glass. They
raise all their own flowers and make extensive shipments, at the same time
conducting a large city trade on Main street. They make a specialty of
furnishing the most beautiful floral designs for all occasions. Their work is
thoroughly artistic and the finest plants and blossoms are produced in their
greenhouse. Mr. Bolt has closely studied the practical and scientific phases of
the business and is thoroughly familiar with the best methods of propagating,
cultivating and improving flowers and plants.
Mr. Bolt belongs to the Knights of Pythias, Knights and Ladies of Security,
and also has membership with the Brotherhood of American Yeomen. His entire life
has been passed in Pueblo and industry and enterprise have characterized his
career, bringing him to a substantial position among the business men of his
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