Francis Patrick Carney

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Francis Patrick Carney (September 20, 1846 - May 4, 1902) was the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, United States. He was a member of the Populist party and served from 1899 to 1901 under Governor Charles Spalding Thomas.[1]

He was born September 20, 1846 in County Fermanagh, Ireland. His family emigrated to New York City in 1859 and moved to Ouray, Colorado in 1877. He became a mason and worked as a contractor and miner as well as an organizer of labor unions. He served as a Colorado Assemblyman from 1893 to 1895 and state senator 1895 to 1899. He died May 4, 1902 in Ouray.

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  1. ^ State of Colorado:Lt. Gov. Carney page