Russell Elementary School
|Address:||5150 Allison St., Arvada, 80002|
This Jefferson County District R-1 School was named for Arvada`s first mayor, Dr. Richard Russell (1865-1934). He had served eight terms as mayor between 1904-1923; was president of the Arvada District No. 2 School Board for several years. He also helped the Town of Westminster incorporate in 1911 and was the first mayor of that town from 1911-1913. Russell School was dedicated and named for him in 1953.
|Quad Map/Date:||Arvada, 1965 (1980)|
|Sec/Town/Range:||S14, T3S, R69W|
|Source:||Arvada Historical Society, "Arvada, Just Between You & Me, " p. 151; R-1 School List, 1978-1979.|
|Other Names:||Bacher Farm|
|Last Modified:||Mon, December 10 2012|