Fynn, Arthur John 'Mohawk' nov.1852-1930 USA NY, Salisbury - Colorado, Denver
teacher, author of The American Indian, August 1860 aged 7 living with his parents on a farm in Salisbury, 1873 graduated in education from Fairfield Seminary in Herkimer/Mohawk, 1887 MA from Tufts College, 1880 schoolteacher in Salisbury, 1889-1891 principal of High School in Central City Colorado, 1891-1897 superintendent of schools in Alamosa Colorado, 1898-1899 assistant in pedagogy at the University of Colorado, 1899 instructor in english at Colorado State Preparatory School, 1899-1903 principal Twenty-fourth Street School in Denver, 1914 honorary degree Doctor of Letters from the University of Denver, 1903-1930 school principal and teacher of the Ashland School, Longfellow Manual Training High School, Gilpin School and Valverde School, 1903-1920 residing at 205 20th Avenue, 1924-1930 at 1818 Lincoln Street Denver, buried at Fairmount Cemetery Denver ; son of farmer Michael Fynn (Ireland 1831-15.nov.1862 Philadelphia (of epilepsy while volunteer of the 121 NY Infantry)) and Mary R (NY 1834-1904 Salisbury) ; 1902 he married public school teacher Mary M (NY 1858-1922 Denver) ; 1924 he married public school teacher Rose Curry (Oklahoma, Indian Territory 16.feb.1882-15.sep.1974 Denver)

[Dictionary of North American Authors by W Stewart Wallace gives erroneously born 1857]

Title Parts

[] The Mohawk. Song and chorus
publisher Ingram, Denver 1908

[] Where the columbines grow. Song. Waltz. Vocal quartet and piano. 1911
words and music Arthur J. Fynn
dedicated to the Colorado pioneers
adopted as the State song for Colorado 8 May 1915
printed at the Denver school of trades 1918
copyrighted and published Arthur J. Fynn, Denver 29jul1918
pub as band arrangement Arthur J. Fynn, Denver 10sep1922

[] Brother Jonathan leaves home
words and music Arthur J. Fynn
pub Arthur J. Fynn, Denver 5nov1917
pub as orchestral arrangement Arthur J. Fynn, Denver 27may1918

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