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George Gifford SYMES

(1840-1893)

SYMES, George Gifford, a Representative from Colorado; born in Ashtabula County, Ohio, April 28, 1840; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; during the Civil War enlisted as a private in Company B, Second Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers, April 12, 1861; adjutant of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry; commissioned colonel of the Forty-fourth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers, in August 1864; practiced law in Paducah, Ky.; associate justice of the supreme court of Montana Territory 1869-1871; resumed the practice of law in Helena, Mont.; moved to Denver, Colo., in 1874; elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); engaged in the management of his estate and in the practice of law; died in Denver, Colo., November 3, 1893; interment in Fairmount Cemetery.

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

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