Pueblo County, Colorado
Lamont B. Beach

Contributed by Jean Griesan.

Beach, Lamont B. (arrived in Colorado in 1860)

Lamont B. Beach, one of two sons of E. C. Beach, who crossed the plains to Denver by ox teams and cart in 1860. E. C. Beach founded Beach and Co., an ore agency with offices in Denver, in 1908. His wife survived him only a short time.

Lamont B. Beach was born in Black Hawk, Colorado, and lived at Pueblo for 30 years prior to going to California, he lived in Denver [the preceding sentence has been copied verbatim]. Mr. Beach died of a heart attack at his home in Glendale, California, at the age of 65 years. He is survived by a wife and daughter in Glendale.

Charles H. Beach, the brother, also a former Denver and Pueblo man, died in California in May 1924.

Extracted from "The Real Pioneers of Colorado," by Maria Davies McGrath, published in 1934 by The Denver Museum, retyped with added notes by Jane P. Ohl, in October 2001.

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