Norman H. Meldrum
|Norman H. Meldrum|
|Lieutenant Governor of Colorado|
|Preceded by||Peter W. Breene|
|Succeeded by||William Grover Smith|
October 11, 1841|
Caledonia, New York
|Died||February 11, 1920
|Political party||Democratic Party|
Norman H. Meldrum (October 11, 1841 – February 11, 1920) was the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, serving from 1887 to 1889 under Alva Adams. He had previously served in the American Civil War guarding the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad. He also was the Secretary of State of Colorado from 1879 to 1883. As lieutenant governor Meldrum introduced the legislation for the founding of Colorado State University. He was born in Caledonia, New York and died in Denver, Colorado.
- Chamblin, Thomas Stone (1970). The Historical encyclopedia of Wyoming, Volume 2. Wyoming Historical Institute. p. 980. OCLC 153948.
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