James J. Beasley

District 1 Commissioner
1870 to 1873


Born 1831, died 1907

James J. Beasley, born in Illinois, first came to Colorado in 1860 from Lancaster, Missouri. He engaged in the cattle business in Denver for six years, and in 1863 brought his family to Colorado. In 1866 Beasley purchased and moved to a 160 acre farm along Ralston Creek in the Arvada area. Commissioner Beasley resigned in March 1873 and moved to a farm in Boulder County, where he lived until his death.

James Beasley