Harry H. Seldomridge

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Harry Hunter Seldomridge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Preceded byJohn Andrew Martin
Succeeded byCharles B. Timberlake
Personal details
Born(1864-10-01)October 1, 1864
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 2, 1927(1927-11-02) (aged 63)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materColorado College

Harry Hunter Seldomridge (October 1, 1864 – November 2, 1927) was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.

Biography[edit]

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Seldomridge attended the public schools of Philadelphia. He moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, in February 1878. He graduated from Colorado College at Colorado Springs in 1885. He worked as the City editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette from 1886 to 1888. He engaged in the grain and hay business in 1888. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896. He served as member of the State senate 1896–1904. He served as member and president of the State charter convention at Colorado Springs in 1909.

Seldomridge was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He resumed his former business pursuits, and served as Receiver of the Mercantile National Bank of Pueblo from 1915–1923. He was appointed public trustee of El Paso County, Colorado, by Governor William Sweet. He died at Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 2, 1927. He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Harry H. Seldomridge (id: S000234)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

External links[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Andrew Martin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Succeeded by
Charles B. Timberlake