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Pueblo Chronology

1950

Census Population: 63,685

1949

St. Mary’s and Corwin Hospitals merge

1948

President Harry Truman does a “whistle stop” speech in Pueblo

1945

 Rosie Riveters back to homemakers after WWII

1944

Rockefellers sell controlling interest in CF&I

1943

Mineral Palace razed

1942

Pueblo Ordnance Depot constructed

1941

Steel mill ramps up production for war effort

1941

Catholic Diocese of Pueblo established

1940

Census Population: 52,162