Local History Series: Ralph Carr: Colorado's Controversial Governor

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie

Event Details

Join us for a first-person portrayal of former Colorado Governor Ralph Carr by historian Jim Wilkins at the Erie Community Center. Carr served as the state's 29th governor and is noted for his staunch defense of American citizens of Japanese descent during WWII, a position which was ultimately detrimental to his political career. Jim Wilkins is a long-time volunteer and serves on the Board of Directors at Four Mile Historic park in Cherry Creek. As a young man he was a 1st Lieutenant in the US Air Force and enjoyed a career in sales and management. He is a member of Denver Posse of the Westerners, Denver Rotary, and was the Denver Kids, Inc., Volunteer of the Year.
Event Type(s): History/Genealogy, Education & Lifelong Learning State Bucket
Age Group(s): Adult
Lisa Varra
(888) 861-7323