Pueblo County, Colorado

Contributed by Karen Mitchell.

John C. Stamm has continuously served as county road superintendent of Pueblo county since appointed to that position on the 1st of January, 1907, and through the intervening years has made a most excellent record in this connection. His birth occurred in Marion county, Indiana, on the 17th of June, 1875, his parents being Philip and Eliza (Salter) Stamm. In 1880 the family home was established in Pueblo, Colorado, where the father successfully followed carpentering throughout the remainder of his life. John C. Stamm acquired his education in the public schools of Pueblo and in the school of experience has continually broadened his knowledge. After starting out in the business world be was employed for fifteen years as a boiler maker and sheet metal worker by the Stearns-Rogers Manufacturing Company of Denver and Pueblo, his long connection with the concern standing as incontrovertible proof of his faithfulness and capability. On the 1st of January, 1907, he was appointed county road superintendent of Pueblo county and in that capacity has served continuously to the present time, being widely recognized as a most able and trustworthy official. During the period of his incumbency rough prairie roads have been converted into splendidly improved highways, many bridges have been built and the work of development and progress carried steadily forward. On the 24th of April, 1909, Mr. Stamm was united in marriage to Miss Rose Winters, by whom he has a daughter, Ruth. His political allegiance is given to the democratic party and he is active in support of its men and measures. Fraternally he is identified with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks and the Woodmen of the World. His life from early childhood has been spent in Pueblo, where he has long enjoyed a most enviable reputation as a respected, representative and progressive citizen and popular public official. History Of Colorado Illustrated Volume II Chicago The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company 1918

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