How Denver said goodbye to Mayor Robert W. Speer

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I find it sad to read that 10,000 Denverites crowded together during the time of the Spanish flu. I imagine many contracted the flu and died after such close contacts in a large crowd

Hi Bob - Thanks for the interesting comment on Mayor Speer's funeral!

I'm wondering if he had any Klan connections, too?

Hello and thanks for reading - We've not run across any allegations of a connection between Speer and the Klan. He died a few years before the Klan revival of the 1920's.

It stood out to me that race was left out of the attendees.

Hi Sha - There wasn't a detailed description of the races of the attendees, only the phrase, "All Ages, Classes, and Nationalities."

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