Earl Cooley (politician)
|21st Lieutenant Governor of Colorado|
|Governor||Oliver Henry Shoup|
|Preceded by||George Stepham|
|Succeeded by||Robert F. Rockwell|
|State Board and Land Commissioners|
March 27, 1880|
|Died||May 6, 1940
Adams County, Colorado
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||2nd Colorado Infantry|
He was born in Richmond, Illinois on March 27, 1880. He was married and had one child. He served in World War I in the 2nd Colorado Infantry. He had no public political office until he was elected to the office of Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. On February 17, 1922, while acting as governor, he pardoned a man whom he had defended on the charge of horse-stealing in 1907. After his term as Lieutenant Governor of Colorado he served as a member of State board and Land Commissioners from 1923 to 1927. He died on May 6, 1940.
- "Governor Pardons Man Whom Was Attorney in 1907". Ellensburg Daily Record. Retrieved 2012-04-15.
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