Amos Steck

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Amos Steck
3rd Mayor of Denver
In office
Preceded by Charles A. Cook
Succeeded by Hiram J. Brendlinger
Personal details
Born January 8, 1822
Lancaster, Ohio, U.S
Died November 17, 1908(1908-11-17) (aged 86)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Amos Steck (January 8, 1822 – November 17, 1908) was an American lawyer and politician.[1] He served as Postmaster in 1859, then mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1863 to 1864.[2] He also was School Board president, and elected to the state legislature. He died in 1908 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Denver.[3] Amos Steck Elementary School is named after him.[4]


  1. ^ McGrath, Maria Davies (1934). The Real Pioneers of Colorado. The Denver Museum. pp. 485–486. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "History of the Office". Denver Office of the Mayor. Archived from the original on April 12, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Amos Steck at Find a Grave
  4. ^ Amos Steck Elementary: About Amos Steck
  • James Bretz. The mansions of Denver: the vintage years.