Dewey C. Bailey

Dewey C. Bailey
32nd Mayor of Denver
In office
Preceded by William Fitz Randolph Mills
Succeeded by Benjamin F. Stapleton
Personal details
Born (1860-09-01)September 1, 1860
Coldwater, Michigan
Died December 17, 1937(1937-12-17) (aged 77)
Denver, Colorado

Dewey Crossman Bailey (September 1, 1860 – December 17, 1937) was an American politician who served as the Republican mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1919 to 1923.[1] Among the other events of his administration, in August 1920 Denver streetcar workers struck, causing a multi-day riot and requiring the insertion of federal troops.

Bailey was a United States Marshall for Colorado from 1897 to 1915.[2] He died of heart disease in 1937.[3]


  1. "History of the Office". Denver Office of the Mayor. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  2. "Blonger Bros. - The Grafters Club: Dewey C. Bailey". The Grafters Club. 1923-03-27. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  3. "Dewey Bailey Dies In Denver". Greeley Daily tribune. December 18, 1937. p. 1. Retrieved December 11, 2014 via

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