Leadership

Death of Thomas Scott Hayden.

Issue 12 and Volume 51.

Death of Thomas Scott Hayden. Thomas Scott Hayden, President of Denver Union Water Company and one of Denver and Colorado’s most prominent business and financial men, died suddenly on March 7, being stricken with heart disease while at work at his desk. Several days ago Mr. Hayden had a warning. Dr. James Rae Arneill advised the financier to take a long rest. “It is your heart,” the physician said. But rest, cessation from work, was not in the vocabulary of Thomas Scott Hayden. So he continued his work, for when David H. Moffat died and Mr. Hayden took up the burden as the head of the water company, he had said: “It is my definite and determined purpose that so long as I am responsible for the water supply of the city of Denver, the city shall have the best and greatest water system of any like city in the…

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