John Harper (mayor)

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John Harper
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9th Mayor of Denver
In office
Preceded byBaxter B. Stiles
Succeeded byJoseph E. Bates
Personal details
Born(1825-03-08)8 March 1825
Glasgow, Scotland
Died31 December 1874(1874-12-31) (aged 49)
Denver, Colorado
ChildrenJohn Johnston Harper

John Harper (8 March 1825 – 31 December 1874) was an American politician. He served as mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1871 to 1872.[1][2] He was the owner of a hardware store.[3][4]


  1. ^ "History of the Office of the Mayor". City and County of Denver. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ John Harper at The Political Graveyard
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-13. Retrieved 2014-12-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Baskin, O. L. History of the city of Denver. Ripol Classic. ISBN 9785879985771.