Stephen R. Fitzgarrald
|Stephen R. Fitzgarrald|
|Joseph M. Carey, governor of Wyoming (right) and Stephen R. Fitzgarrald, Lieutenant Governor of Colorado (left)|
|17th Lieutenant Governor of Colorado|
|Preceded by||Erastus Harper|
|Succeeded by||Moses E. Lewis|
|Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the San Miguel County district
December 25, 1854|
Center Point, Iowa
|Died||June 2, 1926
|Spouse(s)||Letha L. McConnell|
|Residence||Ophir, Telluride, Denver|
Early life 
Stephan and his father George Fitzgarrald came to Colorado prospecting in 1878. During a brief period of mining in Leadville he developed an interest in law. Shortly after he returned to Iowa to study law.
Political career 
In 1881, he settled permanently in Colorado. First living in Ophir, he moved to Telluride in 1883. On March 22, 1885, Stephan married Letha L. McConnell. In 1915, he moved again to the Silverton-Ouray district and later to Denver. Served as City, County, and Deputy District Attorney. Stephan was a member of the Colorado House of Representatives between the years of 1893 and 1895.
Sponsored Legislation 
- Lawrence Kestenbaum. (1996). The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians. Available: http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/fite-fitzgarrald.html#RQY02NHT1. Last accessed 4/6/2008.
- Legislator Record for Stephen R. Fitzgarrald. Available: . Last accessed 4/6/2008.
- Colorado State Archives. (2003). Colorado Lieutenant Governors. Available: http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/offic/ltgov.html#Fitzgarrald. Last accessed 4/6/2008.
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