Loveland, Francis W.

Francis W. Loveland
Brighton, Ills.

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Francis W. Loveland, son of W. A. H. Loveland, was born at Brighton, Ills., July 24, 1859.  With his father’s family he came to Colorado in 1860, has resided in the State since that time, and for ten or twelve years has been a citizen and business man of Denver.  Educated at Michigan University, he entered the law department of the University of Denver in which he was graduated.  He was then admitted to the Colorado Bar but has never engaged in practice; having studied law for the advantages it would give him in his business affairs.

Mr. Loveland was for seven years Secretary and Treasurer of the Rocky Mountain News, and for four years Secretary and treasurer of the Denver Circle Railroad Company and of the Denver Circle Real Estate Company.  He was also Receiver for the Grand River Ditch Company at Grand Junction, and for six years was Treasurer and a Director of the Denver, Lakewood & Golden Railroad Company.  In more recent times he has been engaged in coal mining and is now General Manager of the Louisville Coal Mining Company and of the Rex Coal Mining Company.  He is also interested in ranching at Berthoud, and in the San Luis Park near Alamosa.

Mr. Loveland is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the University Club, and the Overland Park Club.  He has never sought nor held any public office nor has he ever desired to do so.