Recluse and former head of and majority owner of the Denver Pacific railroad, considered by many to be the most powerful man in Denver, and perhaps in Colarado.
The infamous Denver railroad tycoon, Hughes has built himself an empire out of his appointment as head of the Denver Pacific Railway back in 1867. The man has connections everywhere, and he’s considered by many to be the real power in the city. In the last few years, Hughes has become a recluse, giving orders and making deals while hidden away from the public eye. Rumors of his death constantly surface, which are about the only thing that seem to get him out of his hidey-hole anymore.