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    Ray Jesse E.


    c1842-1926

    District 3 Commissioner
    1891-1894

    Democrat

    Jesse E. Ray was born in North Carolina and came to Colorado in 1874. He settled at Pleasant Park, in Jefferson County, where he operated several sawmills and ranches, and for many years was engaged in hauling freight. In 1876 Ray crossed the Rocky Mountains in the company of frontiersman Colonel Richard Rutledge.



    Last Updated: 4-22-2013