The Colorado Statesman article
Vol. 110, No. 4
By Janet Simons
On Inauguration Day, Ken Salazar became the 50th U.S. secretary of the Department of the Interior and the sixth Coloradan to serve in the post.
Until now, Colorado has been tied with Ohio and Illinois, each of which contributed five Interior secretaries to the United States.
With Salazar — who is the first Interior secretary born in Colorado — the Centennial State becomes the champion state for providing Interior secretaries. (Read on …)