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Alfred Hoyle Lowdermilk Memoir

Identifier: M2259

Content Description

Collection contains a PDF and paper copy of a 48 page memoir arranged in 15 chapters: According to Hoyle by Alfred Hoyle Lowdermilk, as told to Lila Kint (1977); inserted into the pagination is an additional 21 pages of photographs (2016).


  • 1977, 2016

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Alfred Hoyle Lowdermilk (known as Hoyle) was born June 25, 1900 in Randolph County, North Carolina. to parents William Wesley Lowdermilk (1866-1933) and Margaret Belle Ingram (1870-1946). The couple had 16 children, 14 of whom grew to adulthood. The family moved West in 1900 to become farmers in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, but later moved to Colorado in 1918. Hoyle with his brother, William Elbert Lowdermilk (1897-1988) established the Lowdermilk Brothers Construction Company around 1930 which operated until the 1970s. Hoyle Lowdermilk died on June 6, 1984.


1 envelope : 69 pages

12.6 Megabytes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Zipra Morgan, 2020.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Physical copy in collection printed from PDF.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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