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Guy Urban HARDY

(1872-1947)

HARDY, Guy Urban, a Representative from Colorado; born in Abingdon, Knox County, Ill., April 4, 1872; attended the public schools, Albion Normal College, Albion, Ill., and Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.; taught school in Illinois and Florida 1890-1893; moved to Canon City, Colo., in 1894; editor and publisher of the Canon City Daily and Weekly Records since 1895; postmaster of Canon City from June 5, 1900, to July 30, 1904; president of the National Editorial Association in 1918 and 1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; resumed his former publishing pursuits in Canon City, Colo., and resided there until his death on January 26, 1947; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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