Edward Autrey

Edward Autrey (1889-1891)

Moved to Boulder as a young man. In 1890, Sheriff Autrey directed that no more municipal prisoners be accepted in the County jail, and the City was forced to find other housing. They settled upon the Sheriff's old offices at 1018 Pearl Street, the City Police Department remained there until 1924, when the roof caught fire and the City was forced to abandon the building.

Subsequent to his service as Sheriff, he, his wife Eliza, and son Leroy ran the Highland Store, a grocery, at 925 Arapahoe.

Sheriff Edward Autrey died July 10, 1928, in Boulder Co, Colorado. He's buried in the Green Mountain Cemetery.


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