List of people from Colorado

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Colorado is located in the western United States, or the "Mountain Region".

This is a list of people from the state of Colorado, whether they lived, were born, or were raised there.

Coloradans have been prominent in many fields, including literature, entertainment, art, music, politics, and business. This list attempts to maintain biographical notability of significant Coloradans, and to organize historically important men and women hailing from Colorado.

Artists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Pro Football Hall of Fame member and former Denver Broncos star John Elway now resides in Englewood.

Business and community leaders[edit]

Horace Tabor, a prospector, businessman, and politician.

Literary figures[edit]

Military leaders[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Politicians[edit]

See also:

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics[edit]

Other notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  32. ^ University of Colorado Boulder. "And the Grammy Goes to ... CU-Boulder's Glenn Miller". Retrieved June 2, 2006. 
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  40. ^ University of Colorado Boulder. "CU-Boulder Chancellor, President, Law School Dean Laud Scholar-Athlete Byron White". Retrieved June 2, 2006. 

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