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    Wilmot, Dwight P.


    1849-1935

    District 3 Commissioner
    May 1882-January 1883
    and 1894-1897

    Republican

    Dwight P. Wilmot was appointed commissioner by the governor in May 1882 to succeed his brother, resigned Commissioner Roswell O. Wilmot. He later won election as Commissioner in 1893 and served a full term. Wilmot was born in Deerfield, Illinois and came to Colorado in 1870. He operated freighting and mining businesses until 1875, when he settled in the mountains of Jefferson County and gave the Evergreen area its name. In 1891 Wilmot served in the State House of Representatives.



    Last Updated: 4-22-2013