Warren Armstrong HAGGOTT, Congress, CO (1864-1958)


HAGGOTT, Warren Armstrong, a Representative from Colorado; born near Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, May 18, 1864; attended the common schools, Sidney Grammar School, and Xenia (Ohio) College; was graduated from Valparaiso (Ind.) College in 1886; taught school in Dallas County, Tex., in 1886 and 1887; moved to Idaho Springs, Colo., in 1887; taught school in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, in 1887 and 1888; school principal in Black Hawk in 1888 and 1889; superintendent of public schools at Idaho Springs, Colo., 1890-1899; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in 1899 at Idaho Springs, Colo.; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado 1903-1905; chairman of the Republican State convention in 1904; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate in 1908 for reelection to the Sixty-first Congress; moved to Denver, Colo., in 1911; judge of the district court of the second judicial district of Colorado in 1921 and 1922; president of Vermillion Oil Co., 1925-1944; resumed the practice of law until his retirement in 1951; died in Denver, Colo., April 29, 1958; interment in Fairmount Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present