Peter W. Breene
Breene was born in August, 1846 in Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland. He immigrated to Indiana and became a miner. He moved to Leadville, Colorado in 1877 and amassed a fortune in mining. He became an organizer and leader among the miners. He served in the Colorado House of Representatives (1883 -1885), as lieutenant governor from 1885 to 1887, and as the Colorado State Treasurer from 1887 to 1889. He died December 24, 1926 in Leadville.
|This Colorado-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|