Guy U. Hardy

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Guy U. Hardy, Colorado Congressman.


Guy Urban Hardy (April 4, 1872 – January 26, 1947) was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.

Born in Abingdon, Illinois, Hardy attended the public schools, Albion Normal College in Albion, Illinois, and Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky. He taught school in Illinois and Florida 1890-1893. He moved to Canon City, Colorado, in 1894. Later, he served as editor and publisher of the Canon City Daily and Weekly Records, beginning in 1895. He later served as Postmaster of Canon City from June 5, 1900, to July 30, 1904. He served as president of the National Editorial Association in 1918 and 1919.

Hardy was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress. He resumed his former publishing pursuits in Canon City, Colorado, and resided there until his death on January 26, 1947. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward Keating
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 3rd congressional district

1919–1933
Succeeded by
John Andrew Martin