Ansel Watrous Ansel Watrous was a U.S. newspaper editor and historian.
Antoine Janis Antoine Janis was a 19th-century French-American fur trader and an early white homesteader in Larimer County, Colorado, in the United States.
August Meyer August R. Meyer (August 20, 1851–December 1, 1905) was a U.S. civil engineer, founding organizer of Leadville, Colorado, and developed the park and boulevard system for Kansas City, Missouri as ...
Barry Kooser Barry R. Kooser is an American Artist, Painter, and Animation Filmmaker who worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation Studios between 1992 and 2003 as a Background artist on films such as The Li...
Becky Zerlentes Becky Zerlentes (July 8, 1970–April 3, 2005) was an amateur boxer.
Ben Eastman Benjamin "Ben" Bangs Eastman (July 19, 1911 – October 6, 2002), alias "Blazin' Ben", was an American middle distance runner.
Bill Hosokawa William Kumpai Hosokawa (January 30, 1915 – November 9, 2007) was a Japanese American author and journalist who worked for 38 years at The Denver Post, before retiring as the editorial...
Billy Kidd William Winston "Billy" Kidd (born April 13, 1943) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer, a member of the U.S. Ski Team from 1962 to 1970.
Blue Hamilton Blue Hamilton (born November 27, 1979) is a former music publishing executive turned singer/songwriter.
Bob Flaws Bob Flaws (born 1946) is a well-known practitioner of and prolific author and translator on Chinese medicine.
Brad Schneider Bradley Scott Schneider (born August 20, 1961) is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district, serving since 2013.
Brison D. Gooch Brison Dowling Gooch is a professor emeritus of 19th-century European history at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas (TAMU).
Bruce Darnell Bruce Darnell (born July 19, 1957) is an American model and choreographer based in Germany.
Byron McCandless Commodore Byron McCandless (September 5, 1881 – May 30, 1967) was a longtime U.S. Navy officer who was awarded the Navy Cross during World War I and the Legion of Merit during World War II. He ...
Camryn (singer) Camryn is an American pop singer who first gained a following in late 2010 when she released her "I Love Justin Bieber" video, a parody of the popular song "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees.
Canada Bill Jones William "Canada Bill" Jones (c.1840-1880) was a noted confidence artist, riverboat gambler and card sharp.
Carl Blaurock Carl Blaurock (22 April 1894 – 1 February 1993) was an important early mountaineer in the United States.
Chipeta Chipeta or White Singing Bird (1843/4–1924), was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe.
Chris Sanders (director) Christopher Michael "Chris" Sanders (born March 12, 1962) is an American animation director and illustrator best known for co-writing and co-directing the Disney animated feature Lilo & Stitch...
Christopher Downs Christopher Downs is a US-American amateur boxer best known to win bronze at the Pan American Games 2007 at light heavyweight.
Clara Brown Clara Brown (c. 1800–1885) was a former slave from Virginia who became a community leader, philanthropist and aided settlement of former slaves during the time of Colorado's Gold Rush.
Colorado Women's Hall of Fame The Colorado Women's Hall of Fame is a non-profit, volunteer organization that recognizes women who have contributed to history of the U.S. state of Colorado.
DaVarryl Williamson DaVarryl Williamson (born July 25, 1968 as DaVarryl Jerome Williamson) is an American boxer originally from Washington, D.C., but later a resident of Aurora, Colorado.
Dave Price (publisher) Dave Price (born 1962) is an American journalist who has edited, published and founded a number of free daily newspapers including the Daily News and the Daily Post in Palo Alto, Califor...
David Moffat David Halliday Moffat (July 22, 1839 – March 18, 1911) was an American financier and industrialist.
Derek Theler Derek Theler (born October 29, 1986) is an American actor and model.
Derrick Martin Derrick Jerome Martin (born May 16, 1985) is an American football safety for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL).
Devin Hoff Devin Hoff is a musician and songwriter born in Colorado whose main instruments are double bass and bass guitar.
Diane Mott Davidson Diane Mott Davidson (born) is an American author of mystery novels that use the theme of food, an idea she got from Robert B. Parker.
Donald R. Pettinger Donald R. Pettinger (born December 21, 1961 in Holly, Colorado is an American jockey in Thoroughbred flat horse racing.
Dudley C. Haskell Dudley Chase Haskell (March 23, 1842 – December 16, 1883) was a nineteenth-century politician and merchant from Kansas.
Ebbert The Ebbert family has produced several notable figures in the United States.
Eben Smith Eben Smith was a successful mine owner, smelting company executive, railroad executive and bank owner in Colorado in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Eddie Eagan Edward "Eddie" Patrick Francis Eagan (April 26, 1897 – June 14, 1967) was an American sportsman who is notable as being the only person to win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Ol...
Edward Ellsberg Rear Admiral Edward Ellsberg, OBE (November 21, 1891 - January 24, 1983) was an officer in the United States Navy and a popular author.
Edward L. Berthoud Captain Edward Louis Berthoud was a military officer, statesman and engineer in the western United States during the late 19th century.
Edward Seidensticker Edward George Seidensticker (February 11, 1921 – August 26, 2007) was a noted scholar and translator of Japanese literature.
Elrey Borge Jeppesen Elrey Borge Jeppesen (January 28, 1907 – November 29, 1996) was an American aviation pioneer noted for his contributions in the field of navigation.
Frederick Libby Captain Frederick Libby (15 July 1891 – 9 January 1970) became the first American flying ace, while serving as an observer in the Royal Flying Corps during World War I.
Gary Hart Gary Hart (born Gary Warren Hartpence; November 28, 1936) is an American politician, lawyer, author, professor and commentator.
Gary Shaw; Gary E. Shaw; Gary Edgar Shaw Gary Shaw (born 14 November 1950) is owner and CEO of "Southwest Business Associates, Inc.", "Shaw Enterprises L.L.C.", "Dos Padres Mexican Food, Inc."and "MOJO's, Inc." additionally serving as ...
George Stults George Sheehy Stults (born August 16, 1975) is an American actor and former fashion model.
Gino Geraci Gino Geraci is the founding Pastor of Calvary South Denver in Littleton Colorado and host of Christian radio talk show "Crosswalk" on Denver's station KRKS-FM. Gino became a Christian on March 3...
Ivan Wettengel Ivan Cyrus Wettengel was a United States Navy Captain who served as the 25th Naval Governor of Guam.
J. Curtis Counts James Curtis Counts (August 2, 1915 – June 30, 1999), known primarily by his first initial and middle name, was a labor mediator who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Mediation a...
J. Greg Miller J. Gregory Miller is a US horn player, composer and music arranger.
J. J. Hagerman James John (J.J.) Hagerman (March 23, 1838 - September 13, 1909) was an American industrialist who owned mines, railroads and corporate farms in the American West in the late 19th and early 20th...
Jack Dempsey William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey ("The Manassa Mauler") (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983) was an American professional boxer and cultural icon of the 1920s.
Jack Landau (judge) Jack L. Landau (born 1953) is an American attorney and jurist in the state of Oregon.
James Beckwourth James Pierson Beckwourth (April 6, 1798 Frederick County, Virginia – October 29, 1866, Denver) was an American mountain man, fur trader, and explorer.
Jamin Winans Jamin Winans (born December 4, 1977) is an American filmmaker, writer, editor and music composer.
Jay Bennish Jay Bennish is a social studies, American history and political geography teacher at Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado.
Jeannie Ritter Jeannie Ritter (born 1958, Virginia) was the First Lady of Colorado and the wife of Governor Bill Ritter.
Jeremy Hubbard Jeremy David Hubbard in Glenwood Springs,Colorado is an American news anchor for KDVR-TV and KWGN-TV in Denver.
Jesse Henry Leavenworth Colonel Jesse Henry Leavenworth (March 29, 1807–March 12, 1885) was military careerist and the second member of his family to serve in the regular army.
Jessica York Jessica York (born September 19, 1976 in Denver, Colorado) is an American television personality, and sports anchor.
Jim Hawthorne Jim Hawthorne (November 20, 1918 – November 6, 2007) was an American radio personality and comic actor.
Jimmie Heuga James Frederic "Jimmie" Heuga (September 22, 1943 – February 8, 2010) was an American alpine ski racer who became one of the first two members of the U.S. men's team to win an Olympic meda...
Joan Bray Joan Bray is a former teacher, journalist, and union leader.
Joe Arridy Joseph "Joe" Arridy (April 15, 1915 – January 6, 1939) was a mentally disabled American man executed for rape and murder and posthumously pardoned.
Joe E. Martin Joe Elsby Martin, Sr., was an American boxing coach who trained two world heavyweight champions, Muhammad Ali and Jimmy Ellis, as well as several national Golden Gloves champions.
John Chivington John Milton Chivington (January 27, 1821 – October 4, 1894) was a Methodist pastor who served as colonel in the United States Volunteers during the Colorado War and the New Mexico Campaign...
John David Albert John David Albert (1806 – April 24, 1899) was a mountain man born in Hagerstown, Maryland.
John F. Campion John Francis Campion (1849–1916) was the wealthy owner of several hard rock mines in the Leadville, Colorado area.
John Kernan Mullen John Kernan Mullen Irish-American businessman and philanthropist, 11 June 1847 - 9 August 1929.
Joseph Arridy Joseph "Joe" Arridy (April 15, 1915 – January 6, 1939) was a mentally disabled American man executed for rape and murder and posthumously granted a pardon.
Joseph T. Zoline Joseph T. Zoline was the founder and developer of Telluride Ski Resort.
Josephine Meeker Josephine Meeker (January 28, 1857 – December 20, 1882), was a teacher and physician at the White River Indian Agency in Colorado Territory, where her father Nathan Meeker was the United ...
Josephine Roche Josephine Aspinwall Roche (December 2, 1886 - July 1976) was a Colorado humanitarian, industrialist, activist, and politician.
Julia Clark Julia Clark (1880 – June 17, 1912) was the third woman to receive a pilot's license (on May 19, 1912) from the Aero Club of America, and though British, she was the first female pilot to d...
Junius J. Johnson Junius James Johnson was a West Point cadet who became a miner, and later played a significant role in the Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1894.
Keith Mason (activist) Keith Mason is the founder of Personhood USA which was launched following the 2008 Colorado for Equal Rights Campaign.
Keith R. Wegeman Keith Richard Wegeman (August 28, 1929 – August 22, 1974) was an American ski jumper who competed in the early 1950s.
Kenneth L. Hallenbeck Kenneth L. Hallenbeck (born in 1932) is a former president of the American Numismatic Association.
Kyle Snyder (soldier) Kyle Snyder is a Private First Class and combat engineer with the 94th Engineers based at Fort Leonard Wood, who deserted his Army unit while on mid-tour leave from Iraq and fled to Canada.
Larry Gonzáles Larry Nelson Gonzáles (born May 21, 1975 in Denver, Colorado) is a Mexican American boxer.
Laura Jane Fraser Laura Fraser, (born 1961) is an American journalist, essayist, memoirist and travel writer.
Lauren Bush Lauren Pierce Bush (born June 25, 1984) is the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects.
Ledyard Tucker Ledyard R Tucker was an American mathematician who specialized in statistics and psychometrics.
Lewis Northey Tappan Lewis Northey Tappan (June 15, 1831 – February 25, 1880) was an abolitionist, politician, and Colorado pioneer and entrepreneur.
Linden Blue Linden Stanley Blue (born 1936 in Meeker, Colorado) is an American aviation executive.
Lonnie Smith (boxer) Harlan Alonso Smith, known as Lonnie Smith, is an American boxer at Welterweight.
Louis Monaco Louis "The Facelifter" Monaco, (born April 28, 1968 in Denver, Colorado) is a professional boxer in the Heavyweight division and the former CAM (Canadian American Mexican) Heavyweight Champion.
Madison McKinley Madison McKinley (born March 13, 1986), whose birth name is Madison McKinley Garton, is an American actress and fashion model best known for her role as Snezyana "Mrs.
Marvin Cordova Jr. Marvin Dale Cordova is a professional boxer in the Light Welterweight division.
Marvin Heemeyer Marvin John Heemeyer (October 28, 1951 – June 4, 2004) was a welder and an automobile muffler repair shop owner most known for his rampage with a modified bulldozer.
Mary Babnik Brown Mary Babnik Brown (November 22, 1907 – 1991) was an American citizen who became known for having donated her hair to the United States military during World War II. Thirty-four inches long, her ...
Meredith Hodges Meredith Hodges (born February 5, 1950) is an American equine trainer, competitor, educator, author and TV personality specializing in mules and donkeys, specifically the contemporary saddle mule.
Mia Dillon Mia Dillon (born July 9, 1955) is an American actress.
Michael "Ffish" Hemschoot Michael "Ffish" Hemschoot (born Michael Hemschoot) is a director, animator and has held a variety of roles as a visual effects artist in major Hollywood films.
Micki King Maxine Joyce King is a former competitive diver and diving coach.
Mike Alvarado Mike Alvarado (born July 28, 1980), is an American boxer in the Light Welterweight and Welterweight divisions.
Mike Rosen Michael "Mike" Rosen (born December 5, 1944) is an American radio personality and political commentator.
Monica Johnson Monica Johnson (February 21, 1946 – November 1, 2010) was an American screenwriter whose film credits included Mother, Lost in America, Modern Romance, Jekyll and Hyde.
Montie Ritchie Montgomery Harrison Wadsworth Ritchie (December 2, 1910 – July 19, 1999), known as Montie Ritchie, was a dual British subject and American citizen who became a leading cattle rancher and ...
Nathan Meeker Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government.
Neeraj Kumar Neeraj Kumar is a film maker, actor and software consultant based in United States.
Nicholas C. Creede Nicholas C. Creede (1843 – July 12, 1897) was an American prospector famous for discovering the Amethyst vein and other mining properties near Creede, Colorado in the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Nicholas Cain Nicholas Cain is a private investigator and author of action novels.
Niki Burnham Niki Burnham is the author of several romance novels and books for teens.
Nix brothers Evan Nix and Adam Nix known together professionally as the Nix Bros., are American film directors, producers, and musicians.
Osborn Deignan Osborn Warren Deignan was an enlisted sailor and later a Warrant Officer in the United States Navy.
Otto Mears Otto Mears (May 3, 1840; June 24, 1931) was a famous Colorado railroad builder and entrepreneur who played a major role in the early development of southwestern Colorado.
Pat Waak Patricia A. "Pat" Waak (born February 1, 1943) is the chair of the Colorado Democratic Party.
Pearl de Vere Pearl de Vere (circa 1862 - June 5, 1897), known as the "soiled dove of Cripple Creek", was a 19th-century prostitute and brothel owning madam of the American Old West.
Penny James Penny James is an artist and musician and former model.
Peter J. Wallison Peter J. Wallison (born June 6, 1941, in New York City) is a lawyer and the Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, who, in 1999, correctly predi...
Peter W. Breene Peter W. Breene was the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Colorado.
Phil Loadholt Philip Loadholt, Jr. (born January 21, 1986 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.
Phyllis Preuss Phyllis A. Preuss (born February 9, 1939) is an American amateur golfer.
R. Brooke Jackson Richard Brooke Jackson, known professionally as R. Brooke Jackson, is a United States district judge serving on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
Rachel Crow Rachel Kelly Crow (born January 23, 1998) is an American singer, actress, and comedian from Mead, Colorado.
Ralph Cooper Hutchison Ralph Cooper Hutchison (February 27, 1898 – March 15, 1966) was president of Washington & Jefferson College and Lafayette College.
Ray Duncan Raymond Twomey Duncan (born 1930) is an American entrepreneur and vintner.
Ric Waite Ric Waite was an American cinematographer whose numerous film and television credits included Red Dawn, Footloose, 48 Hrs.
Richard DeVore Richard DeVore was an American ceramicist that was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1933.
Richard H. Kindig Richard H. Kindig (February 2, 1916 – April 7, 2008) was an American photographer who specialized in photographing the rail transport industry in Colorado.
Robert Propst Robert (Bob) Propst (1921 - 2000) was the inventor of the Action Office that evolved into the cubicle office furniture system.
Robert Propst (inventor) Robert (Bob) Propst (1921 - 2000) was the inventor of the Action Office that evolved into the cubicle office furniture system.
Robert Sheats Robert Carlton Sheats (September 30, 1915 – March 9, 1995) was an American Master Diver in the United States Navy.
Ron Cisneros Ron Cisneros was a Mexican American professional boxer in the Bantamweight division and is the former Nevada State Super Flyweight Champion.
Ron Cole Ron Cole is a Branch Davidian follower of David Koresh and a figure in the militia movement in the United States.
Ron Lyle Ron Lyle was an American professional boxer in the heavyweight division.
Rutherford Decker Rutherford Losey Decker (May 17, 1904 – September 1972) was an United States politician, a longtime member and a Presidential nominee of Prohibition Party in 1960, and the President of the Natio...
Ryan Dingle Ryan Dingle is an American professional ice hockey left winger who plays for SG Cortina of the Italian Serie A.
Ryan Tedder Ryan Benjamin Tedder is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and occasional actor.
Spider Sabich Vladimir Peter Sabich, Jr. (January 10, 1945 - March 21, 1976) was an American alpine ski racer.
Stanley Biber Stanley H. Biber (May 4, 1923 – January 16, 2006) was an American physician who was a pioneer in sex reassignment surgery, performing thousands of procedures during his long career.
Stanley Krueber Stanley Lee Krueber (August 28, 1892 - November 10, 1987) was an American fiction author known primarily for his pulp stories.
Stephen Decatur Bross Stephen A. Decatur (born 1813, died 1888 or 1889), born Stephen Decatur Bross and often referred to as Commodore Decat...
Sybil Gibson Higley Sybil Gibson Higley was a genealogist and author known for her contributions in the genealogy field and for starting and then heading two different genealogical centers.
Terri Moss Terri Moss, born in Denver, Colorado, moved to Athens, Georgia in 1975 where she grew up and resided until 2003 when she moved to Atlanta to work with professional boxing trainer, Xavier Biggs.
Terron Millett Terron Millett (born June 28, 1968 in St Louis missouri) was a professional boxer in the Welterweight division and former IBF Light Welterweight Champion.
Terry Buterbaugh Terry Buterbaugh is an American boxer in the Light Welterweight division.
Terry Considine Terry Considine is the CEO of AIMCO, an American real estate investment trust that he helped found through various acquisitions and mergers.
The Nix brothers Evan Nix (born December 10, 1983) and Adam Nix (born October 11, 1986), known together professionally as the Nix Bros., are American film directors, producers, and musicians.
Thomas Noel (historian) Thomas Jacob Noel, (born 6 May 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts) often introduced in media interviews as Dr. Colorado, is an American historian specializing in the history of the Rocky Mounta...
Thomas Tate Tobin Tom Tobin was an American adventurer, tracker, trapper, mountain man, guide, US Army scout, and occasional bounty hunter.
Tom Casten Thomas R. Casten, known as Tom Casten, is an American businessman, author, and activist known for his work on industrial energy recycling.
Tom Clements (public official) Thomas Lynn Clements (October 2, 1954 - March 19, 2013) was head of the Colorado Department of Corrections until he was murdered on March 19, 2013.
Trevor Wittman Trevor Wittman (born on March 5, 1974 in Denver, Colorado) is an American boxing and MMA trainer.
Unity Young Unity Young (born February 28, 1988 in Denver, Colorado) is an American boxer in the Minimumweight division.
Verdell Jackson Verdell Jackson is a Republican Senator for the Montana Legislature.
Vernon Estes Vernon Estes (usually referred to as Vern), born January 4, 1930, is the founder and namesake of Estes Industries, the highly-recognized model rocket production company, headquartered in Penrose...
Vicki Been Vicki L. Been (born August 10, 1956) is the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Wade Michael Page Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting refers to the shooting operation at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Sunday August 5, 2012.
Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Wally Dallenbach, Jr. (born May 23, 1963) is an American racecar driver who formerly competed in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
Walter Paepcke Walter Paepcke was a U.S. industrialist and philanthropist prominent in the middle-20th century.
Warren L. Carpenter Warren L. Carpenter, born August 12, 1931 at Little Rock, Arkansas, died July 7, 2003, at Colorado Springs, Colorado, was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force with a disting...
Wil McCarthy Wil McCarthy (born September 16, 1966, Princeton, New Jersey) is a science fiction novelist, president and co-founder of RavenBrick (a solar technology company), and the science columnist for Syfy.
William A. H. Loveland William Austin Hamilton Loveland (May 30, 1826–1894) was a U.S. railroad entrepreneur and businessman in the late 19th century.
William Bell (city founder) Dr. William Bell (born 1840 in Ireland, died June 6, 1921 London, England) was a physician and the founder of Manitou Springs, Colorado.
William Bent William Wells Bent (1809–1869) was primarily known as a trader, and rancher in the American West, with forts in Colorado.
William E. Davis William Eugene "Bud" Davis (born February 15, 1929) is a former university president, Democratic politician, and head football coach.
William Gilpin (governor) William Gilpin (October 4, 1813 – January 20, 1894) was a 19th-century U.S. explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West.
William J. Barney William Julius Barney was born to William Miles Barney and Millison J. "Melissa" Rannells, on August 14, 1867.
William J. Martínez William Joseph Martinez is a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
William Jackson Palmer William Jackson Palmer (September 17, 1836 – March 13, 1909) was an American civil engineer, soldier, industrialist, and philanthropist.
William Larimer, Jr. William Larimer, Jr. (October 24, 1809 – May 16, 1875) was a Kansas state senator, American settler, and land developer who is best known as the founder of Denver, Colorado in 1858.
Willis S. Olson Willis Stuart Olson was an American ski jumper who competed during the 1950s.
Willy Robinson Willy Robinson (born February 10, 1956) is an American football coach.
Young Corbett II Young Corbett II is a boxer who held the world featherweight championship.
Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn (born Bryce Wilcox May 13, 1974 in Phoenix, Arizona), is an American Colorado-based computer security specialist known for his work on Tahoe-LAFS.