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    Browne, John R.


    1890-1980

    District 2 Commissioner
    1929-1937

    Republican

    Jack Browne was born in County Sligo, Ireland, and came to Colorado in 1911. He was a cattle and horse rancher and longtime Lakewood resident. Commissioner Browne promoted the construction of West 6th Avenue as a major thoroughfare, and was instrumental in introducing rodeo events to the county. After his terms as Commissioner, Browne served in the State House of Representatives from 1951 to 1954.



    Last Updated: 4-22-2013