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Lawyer Politicians in New Mexico

  Ira Anson Abbott (1845-1921) — also known as Ira A. Abbott — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass.; New Mexico. Born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vt., July 20, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; district judge in Massachusetts, 1898-1904; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1904-12. Died in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., October 18, 1921 (age 76 years, 90 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Abbott and Deborah (DeWolfe) Abbott; married, April 30, 1879, to Emma Nichols (died 1884).
  William Stickney Allen (1805-1868) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., April, 1805. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1832; secretary of New Mexico Territory, 1851. Died in Franklin County, Mo., June 16, 1868 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Toney Anaya (b. 1941) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Moriarty, Torrance County, N.M., April 29, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; legislative counsel to U.S. Sen. Joseph M. Montoya, 1968-75; New Mexico state attorney general, 1975-78; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1978; Governor of New Mexico, 1983-87. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Lauriano Anaya and Eufracio Anaya; married, August 7, 1963, to Elaine Maria Bolin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  R. F. Arledge (1907-1968) — also known as Deacon Arledge — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., June 1, 1907. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; chair of Bernalillo County Democratic Party, 1946; member of New Mexico Democratic State Central Committee, 1946; district judge in New Mexico 2nd District, 1947-50; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948. Church of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died June 16, 1968 (age 61 years, 15 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Richard F. Arledge and Ellen (Henderson) Arledge; married to Helen Jean Floyd.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Beach Axtell (1819-1891) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Amador County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born near Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 14, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Amador County District Attorney, 1854; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1867-71; Governor of Utah Territory, 1875; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1875-78; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1882-85. Presbyterian. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 6, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Loree Axtell and Nancy (Sanders) Axtell; married, September 20, 1840, to Adaline Williams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bobby Ray Baldock (b. 1936) — of New Mexico. Born in Rocky, Washita County, Okla., January 24, 1936. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1983-85; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1985-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  William Judson Barker (b. 1884) — also known as William J. Barker — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Washington, D.C., June 14, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932; New Mexico Democratic state chair, 1930-33; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1933-37. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Ralph Barker and Catherine (Douglas) Barker; married, June 1, 1915, to Ruth Laughlin (divorced 1933).
  Howard Lee Bickley (b. 1871) — also known as Howard L. Bickley — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo.; Raton, Colfax County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Mexico, Audrain County, Mo., May 3, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee); justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1926-36; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1929-31. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel W. Bickley and Alice Perrin (Dobyns) Bickley; married 1897 to Ruth K. Phillips.
  Jesse Francis Bingaman, Jr. (b. 1943) — also known as Jeff Bingaman — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., October 3, 1943. Democrat. Lawyer; New Mexico state attorney general, 1979-83; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1983-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bruce D. Black (b. 1947) — of New Mexico. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 27, 1947. Lawyer; Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1991-95; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1995-. Still living as of 2001.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Francis Preston Blair, Jr. (1821-1875) — also known as Francis P. Blair, Jr. — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 19, 1821. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1846; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1852-56; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1857-59, 1860, 1861-62, 1863-64; resigned 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1868; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1871-73. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 8, 1875 (age 54 years, 139 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair and Eliza Violet (Gist) Blair (1794-1877); brother of Montgomery Blair; married, September 8, 1847, to Appoline Alexander (1828-1908); father of James Lawrence Blair; uncle of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; grandson of James Blair; granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of John Eager Howard and Joseph Wingate Folk; second cousin thrice removed of Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin of William Julian Albert; third cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard, Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Francis P. Blair: William Earl Parrish, Frank Blair: Lincoln's Conservative
  Howard Calvin Bratton (1922-2002) — also known as Howard C. Bratton — of New Mexico. Born in Clovis, Curry County, N.M., February 4, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1964-87; took senior status 1987. Died May 5, 2002 (age 80 years, 90 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sam Gilbert Bratton (1888-1963) — also known as Sam G. Bratton — of Clovis, Curry County, N.M.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Kosse, Limestone County, Tex., August 19, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1916, 1928, 1932; district judge in New Mexico 5th District, 1919-22; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1923-24; resigned 1924; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1925-33; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1933-61; took senior status 1961. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., September 22, 1963 (age 75 years, 34 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of C. G. Bratton and Emma Lee (Morris) Bratton; married, January 25, 1908, to Vivian Rogers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Juan Guerrero Burciaga (1929-1995) — also known as Juan G. Burciaga — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., August 17, 1929. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1979-94; took senior status 1994. Hispanic ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Arbitration Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Judicature Society. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., March 5, 1995 (age 65 years, 200 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Melesio A. Burciaga and Juana Burciaga.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Summers Burkhart (b. 1859) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.), June 26, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Bernalillo County Democratic Party, 1896-1908; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1908; New Mexico Territory Republican Party secretary, 1908-11; candidate for justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1911; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1913-21. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Davidson Burkhart and Nannie Forest (Summers) Burkhart; married, May 8, 1889, to Miriam Parsons.
  John M. Campbell (1916-1999) — also known as Jack M. Campbell — of New Mexico. Born in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan., September 10, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1956-62; Speaker of the New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1961-62; Governor of New Mexico, 1963-67. Catholic. Member, Rotary; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in a retirement home at Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., June 14, 1999 (age 82 years, 277 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Santiago E. Campos (1926-2001) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Santa Rosa, Guadalupe County, N.M., December 25, 1926. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; district judge in New Mexico, 1971-78; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1978-92; took senior status 1992. Hispanic ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., January 20, 2001 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  David Francis Cargo (1929-2013) — also known as David F. Cargo; "Lonesome Dave" — of New Mexico; Lake Oswego, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Dowagiac, Cass County, Mich., January 13, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1963-67; Governor of New Mexico, 1967-71; defeated, 1994; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1970, 1972; candidate in primary for Oregon state treasurer, 1984; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Mexico 3rd District, 1986. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Izaak Walton League. Died, from complications of a stroke, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., July 5, 2013 (age 84 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by David F. Cargo: Lonesome Dave: The Story of New Mexico Governor David Francis Cargo
  Vincent Michael Carter (1891-1972) — also known as Vincent M. Carter — of Kemmerer, Lincoln County, Wyo.; Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in St. Clair, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 6, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; Wyoming state auditor, 1923-29; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1929-35; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles; American Bar Association; Pi Gamma Mu. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 30, 1972 (age 81 years, 54 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Carter and Julia Anna (Clarke) Carter; married, July 2, 1921, to Helen Carlson; married, August 13, 1929, to Mary Crowley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Benton Catron (1840-1921) — also known as Thomas B. Catron — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born near Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo., October 6, 1840. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; New Mexico territory attorney general, 1869-72; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1872-78; member New Mexico territorial council, 1884; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1895-97; mayor of Santa Fe, N.M., 1906-08; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1912-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1916. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., May 15, 1921 (age 80 years, 221 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Married, April 28, 1877, to Julia Anna Walz (1857-1909); father of Charles Christopher Catron (1879-1951).
  Catron County, N.M. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jose Francisco Chaves (1833-1904) — also known as J. Francisco Chaves — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Los Padillas, Bernalillo County, N.M., June 27, 1833. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1865-67, 1869-71; member New Mexico territorial council, 1875; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1889; New Mexico superintendent of public instruction, 1901-04; died in office 1904. Assassinated in Pinos Wells, Torrance County, N.M., November 26, 1904 (age 71 years, 152 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dionicio Chavez (1888-1962) — also known as Dennis Chavez — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Los Chavez, Valencia County, N.M., April 8, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1922; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1924, 1932, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1948, 1952, 1960; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1931-35; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1936-62; defeated, 1934; died in office 1962; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico, 1940. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Member, Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., November 18, 1962 (age 74 years, 224 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Married 1911 to Imelda Espinosa; grandfather of Gloria Tristani (1957?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Timothy Childs (1785-1847) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., 1785. Lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1821-31; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1828, 1833; U.S. Representative from New York, 1829-31, 1835-39, 1841-43 (27th District 1829-31, 28th District 1835-39, 1841-43). Died in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe County, N.M., November 8, 1847 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Willey Clancy (1852-1928) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., January 15, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1889, 1906; mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., 1898-99; Bernalillo County District Attorney, 1901-09; New Mexico state attorney general, 1912-16. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., September 1, 1928 (age 76 years, 230 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Albert Clancy and Lydia Ardilla (Willey) Clancy; married, October 30, 1879, to Charlotte Jane Cawthorne Swallow.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Leonard Dailey (1896-1956) — also known as Joseph L. Dailey — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Bluffton, Wells County, Ind., August 28, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; district judge in New Mexico 2nd District, 1934-35. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died June 19, 1956 (age 59 years, 296 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Coffroth Dailey (1870-?) and Edna (Field) Dailey; married, August 28, 1920, to Elizabeth Vogt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Brooks Davis, Jr. (1874-1933) — also known as Stephen B. Davis, Jr. — of New Mexico. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., November 18, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1912-13; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1921; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1922. Died in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M., February 23, 1933 (age 58 years, 97 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Las Vegas, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Brooks Davis.
  Diane D. Denish (b. 1949) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Hobbs, Lea County, N.M., March 3, 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for New Mexico, 2000; Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 2003-; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Daughter of Jack Daniels (1923-2003); married to Herb Denish.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Patricia Diaz Dennis (b. 1946) — of New Mexico. Born October 2, 1946. Democrat. Lawyer; member, National Labor Relations Board, 1983-86; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1986-89. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Carl P. Dunifon (1896-1991) — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio; Silver City, Grant County, N.M. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, February 25, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Van Wert County District Attorney; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1932. Died in New Mexico, December 20, 1991 (age 95 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1966 to Erma Alice Whitmore.
  Mack Easley (1916-2006) — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Born in Akins, Sequoyah County, Okla., October 14, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1951-52, 1955-62; Speaker of the New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1959-60; chair of Lea County Democratic Party, 1955-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions. Died March 1, 2006 (age 89 years, 138 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of John Robert Easley and Mary Ellen (Duggans) Easley; married, November 17, 1939, to Loyce Anna Rogers.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Stephen B. Elkins Stephen Benton Elkins (1841-1911) — also known as Stephen B. Elkins — of Messilla, Dona Ana County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M.; Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born near New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, September 26, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1864-65; New Mexico territory attorney general, 1867; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1867-70; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1873-77; U.S. Secretary of War, 1891-93; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1895-1911; died in office 1911. Died in Washington, D.C., January 4, 1911 (age 69 years, 100 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Duncan Elkins (1809-1897) and Sarah Pickett (Withers) Elkins (1814-1865); married, June 10, 1866, to Sarah Simms "Sallie" Jacobs (1841-1872); married, April 14, 1875, to Hallie Davis (1853-1933; daughter of Henry Gassaway Davis; niece of Thomas Beall Davis); father of Davis Elkins (1876-1959).
  Political family: Elkins-Davis family of Elkins, West Virginia.
  The city of Elkins, West Virginia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Charles Fahy (1892-1979) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M.; Washington, D.C. Born in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., August 27, 1892. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; general counsel, National Labor Relations Board, 1935; U.S. Solicitor General, 1941-45; legal advisor to the military government of Germany, 1945-46; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1949-67. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 17, 1979 (age 87 years, 21 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Fahy and Sarah (Jonas) Fahy; married, June 26, 1929, to Mary Agnes Lane.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Albert Bacon Fall (1861-1944) — also known as Albert B. Fall — of Three Rivers, Otero County, N.M. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., November 26, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1891-92; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1893; New Mexico territory attorney general, 1897; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1912-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1916; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1921-23. Convicted of bribery in 1929 for his role in the Teapot Dome oil lease scandal; served one year in prison. Died in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., November 30, 1944 (age 83 years, 4 days). Interment at Evergreen Alameda Cemetery, El Paso, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Fall and Edmonia (Taylor) Fall; married, May 7, 1883, to Emma Garland Morgan (daughter of Simpson Harris Morgan (1821?-1864)).
  Cross-reference: Edward L. Doheny — Frank J. Hogan
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Albert B. Fall: David H. Stratton, Tempest over Teapot Dome : The Story of Albert B. Fall — Herman B. Weisner, The Politics of Justice: A.B. Fall and the Teapot Dome Scandal
  Harvey Butler Fergusson (1848-1915) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born near Pickensville, Pickens County, Ala., September 9, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico Territory, 1894-1908; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1897-99; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1912-15. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., June 10, 1915 (age 66 years, 274 days). Cremated.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Antonio Manuel Fernandez (1902-1956) — also known as Antonio M. Fernandez — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Springer, Colfax County, N.M., January 17, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1935; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1943-56; died in office 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1948. Hispanic ancestry. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., November 7, 1956 (age 54 years, 295 days). Interment at Rosario Catholic Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Jose Estevan Fernandez and Maria Anita (Lopez) Fernandez; married 1924 to Cleofas Chavez.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Jennings Fountain (1838-1896) — also known as Albert J. Fountain; Albert Jennings — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex.; Mesilla, Dona Ana County, N.M. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., October 23, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Customs at El Paso; Assessor and Collector of Internal Revenue for the Western District of Texas; member of Texas state senate, 1869-70; fought a duel with Frank Williams, and killed him; lawyer. Presumed murdered near White Sands, Dona Ana County, N.M., February 1, 1896 (age 57 years, 101 days). His body was never found.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Jennings and Catherine (de la Fontaine) Jennings; married 1862 to Mariana Perez.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lake Jenkins Frazier (b. 1898) — also known as Lake J. Frazier — of Winchester, Va.; Roswell, Chaves County, N.M. Born near Danville, Montour County, Pa., December 11, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in New Mexico, 1931-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948; mayor of Roswell, N.M., 1948-51. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Edward Frazier and Sarah Jane (Herr) Frazier; married 1921 to Helen P. Holshue.
  Jabez Wight Giddings (b. 1858) — also known as J. Wight Giddings — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich.; Taos, Taos County, N.M. Born in 1858. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1887-90; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1893-94. Interment somewhere in Taos, N.M.
  Relatives: Nephew of Edwin W. Giddings (1833?-?).
  John Lynn Goshorn (b. 1915) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., March 10, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1953-56, 1959-60; defeated, 1956. Methodist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Herbert James Hagerman (1871-1935) — also known as Herbert J. Hagerman — of Roswell, Chaves County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 15, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1906-07. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., January 28, 1935 (age 63 years, 44 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Hagerman and Anna (Osborne) Hagerman.
  Richard Henry Hanna (b. 1878) — also known as R. H. Hanna — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill., July 31, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1912-19; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1917; candidate for Governor of New Mexico, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1921; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico, 1928-32. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Bird Hanna and Belle (Hall) Hanna; married, February 8, 1905, to Clara Zimmer.
  Arthur Thomas Hannett (1884-1966) — also known as Arthur T. Hannett — of Gallup, McKinley County, N.M.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y., February 17, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1912 (alternate), 1920; mayor of Gallup, N.M., 1918-22; Governor of New Mexico, 1925-27; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico, 1939-40. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died March 18, 1966 (age 82 years, 29 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of William Hannett and Mary Emily (McCarthy) Hannett; married, August 13, 1913, to Louise Estella Westfall.
  Carl Atwood Hatch (1889-1963) — also known as Carl A. Hatch — of Clovis, Curry County, N.M. Born in Kirwin, Phillips County, Kan., November 27, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for New Mexico, 1919; district judge in New Mexico 9th District, 1923-29; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1933-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948 (co-chair, Credentials Committee); Judge of U.S. District Court, 1949-63. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Best known as the author of the "Hatch Act" of 1939-40, prohibiting federal employees from engaging in political activity. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., September 15, 1963 (age 73 years, 292 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Harley Atwood Hatch (1857-1927) and Esther Shannon (Ryan) Hatch (1860-1928); married, September 2, 1913, to Ruth Caviness (1891-1987).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  William Smith Herndon (1835-1903) — also known as William S. Herndon — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Born in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., November 27, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; attorney, advisor, and solicitor for several railroad companies; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1876, 1880. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., October 11, 1903 (age 67 years, 318 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Howard Franklin Houk (b. 1914) — also known as Howard F. Houk — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Clovis, Curry County, N.M., July 11, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1942-46. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Delbert Clay Houk and Ethel Mae (Ragsdale) Houk.
  Findley Burtch Howard (b. 1885) — also known as Findley B. Howard — of Columbus, Platte County, Neb.; Roswell, Chaves County, N.M.; Canal Zone (now part of Panama). Born in Papillion, Sarpy County, Neb., October 8, 1885. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1935-41. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Howard (1858-1951) and Elizabeth (Burtch) Howard; married, October 8, 1919, to Edna Healy (died 1927).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
John J. Ingalls John James Ingalls (1833-1900) — also known as John J. Ingalls — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Born in Middleton, Essex County, Mass., December 29, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Kansas state senate, 1862; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1862, 1864; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1873-91. Died in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M., August 16, 1900 (age 66 years, 230 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Kan.
  The former town of Ingalls, Oklahoma, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Washington Ellsworth Lindsey (1862-1926) — of Portales, Roosevelt County, N.M. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, December 20, 1862. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1917; Governor of New Mexico, 1917-19. Congregationalist. Died April 5, 1926 (age 63 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Henry Harrison Llewellyn (b. 1854) — also known as William H. H. Llewellyn — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.; Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M. Born in Monroe, Green County, Wis., September 9, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1884, 1896, 1904; U.S. Indian Agent for Apache Indians, 1881-85; director and attorney for mining companies; attorney for Western Union Telegraph Co.; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1897, 1901-03; Speaker of New Mexico Territory House of Representatives, 1897; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1905-07; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Howard Llewellyn (1817-1909) and Louisa (Fry) Llewellyn (born 1816); married, March 9, 1878, to Ida M. Little.
  Michelle Lujan Grisham (b. 1959) — also known as Michelle Lynn Lujan — Born in Los Alamos, Los Alamos County, N.M., October 24, 1959. Democrat. Lawyer; New Mexico Secretary of Health, 2004-07; U.S. Representative from New Mexico 1st District, 2013-18; resigned 2018; Governor of New Mexico, 2019-. Female. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married 1982 to Gregory Grisham (died 2004).
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Thomas Jewett Mabry (1884-1962) — also known as Thomas J. Mabry — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Carlisle County, Ky., October 17, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; member of New Mexico state senate, 1912-17; district judge in New Mexico 2nd District, 1936-38; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1939-46; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1944-46; Governor of New Mexico, 1947-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 23, 1962 (age 78 years, 67 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse J. Mabry and Onie Lillian (Nance) Mabry; married, June 20, 1907, to Winifred White (died 1912); married, June 10, 1915, to Katherine Burns.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Marcus H. Macwillie — also known as Malcolm H. Macwillie — of Mesilla, Dona Ana County, N.M. Lawyer; Delegate from Arizona Territory in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James A. Maloney (b. 1925) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M., September 1, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Bernalillo County Probate Judge, 1953-56, 1958-59; municipal judge in New Mexico, 1959-68; New Mexico state attorney general, 1969-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Relatives: Son of James Maloney and Gwynne (Heydt) Maloney; married, October 1, 1955, to Janet D. Wilson.
  Joseph Louis Marino (c.1915-2000) — also known as Joseph L. Marino — of New York. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., about 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1964. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., September 1, 2000 (age about 85 years). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Susana Martinez (b. 1959) — of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., July 14, 1959. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 3rd District, 1997-2010; member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002; Governor of New Mexico, 2011-18. Female. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married 1991 to Chuck Franco.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  William Calhoun McDonald (1858-1918) — also known as William C. McDonald — of Carrizozo, Lincoln County, N.M. Born in Jordanville, Herkimer County, N.Y., July 25, 1858. Lawyer; civil engineer; cattle ranch manager; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1891-92; Governor of New Mexico, 1912-17. Died April 11, 1918 (age 59 years, 260 days). Interment at Cedarvale Cemetery, White Oaks, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of John McDonald and Lydia Marshall (Biggs) McDonald; married, August 31, 1891, to Frances J. McCourt.
  A. V. McLane (1873-1968) — of Lewisburg, Marshall County, Tenn.; Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Belfast, Marshall County, Tenn., August 31, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; postmaster at Lewisburg, Tenn., 1910-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956, 1960; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1922-33. Died in Carlsbad, Eddy County, N.M., August 31, 1968 (age 95 years, 0 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married, June 8, 1904, to Ruby Roach McLane (1880-1953).
  Edwin Leard Mechem (1912-2002) — also known as Edwin L. Mechem; "Big Ed" — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Alamogordo, Otero County, N.M., July 2, 1912. Republican. Surveyor; FBI agent; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1947-48; Governor of New Mexico, 1951-55, 1957-59, 1961-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1962-64; defeated, 1964; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1970-82; took senior status 1982. Died, of congestive heart failure, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., November 27, 2002 (age 90 years, 148 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Mechem and Eunice (Leard) Mechem; married, December 30, 1932, to Dorothy Ellen Heller; nephew of Merritt Cramer Mechem (1870-1946).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Merritt Cramer Mechem (1870-1946) — of Socorro, Socorro County, N.M. Born in Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan., October 10, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member New Mexico territorial council, 1909; district judge in New Mexico, 1911-20; Governor of New Mexico, 1921-23. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Woodmen. Died May 24, 1946 (age 75 years, 226 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Homer Clark Mechem and Martha Shannon (Davenport) Mechem; married, February 12, 1910, to Eleanor R. O'Heir; uncle of Edwin Leard Mechem (1912-2002).
  John Morrow (1865-1935) — of Raton, Colfax County, N.M. Born near Darlington, Lafayette County, Wis., April 19, 1865. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; banker; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1897-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1908; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1923-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1928. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., February 25, 1935 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at Fairmont Cemetery, Raton, N.M.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Colin Neblett (1875-1950) — of Tesuque, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Brunswick County, Va., July 6, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; district judge in New Mexico 6th District, 1911-17; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1917-48; took senior status 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks. Suffered a stroke in the Hilton Hotel dining room, and died soon after in a hospital at Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., May 7, 1950 (age 74 years, 305 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Adelaide Lamb.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest Karl Neumann (1898-1959) — also known as Ernest K. Neumann — of Carlsbad, Eddy County, N.M. Born in Delavan, Tazewell County, Ill., December 15, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1927; New Mexico state attorney general, 1931-35. Quaker. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Lions. Died April 13, 1959 (age 60 years, 119 days). Interment at Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest W. Neumann and Lina (Baessler) Neumann; married, December 2, 1931, to Elizabeth Ellen Hogue.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Lee Norvell (b. 1935) — also known as David L. Norvell — of New Mexico. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., January 1, 1935. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1962-70; Speaker of the New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1969-70; New Mexico state attorney general, 1971-75; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1972. Still living as of 1975.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Howell L. Pickett (1847-1914) — of Tennessee; New Mexico; Tombstone, Cochise County, Ariz. Born in Wilson County, Tenn., August 13, 1847. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1880. Died, from colon cancer, in Tombstone, Cochise County, Ariz., July 12, 1914 (age 66 years, 333 days). Interment somewhere in Tombstone, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of H. W. Pickett and Jane (Greer) Pickett; brother of Edward Bradford Pickett (1823-1882).
  Pickett County, Tenn. is named for him.
  LeBaron Bradford Prince (1840-1922) — also known as L. Bradford Prince — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 3, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1876; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 1st District, 1871-75; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1876-77; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1878-82; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1882, 1884; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1889-93; member New Mexico territorial council, 1909; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1911. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 22, 1922 (age 82 years, 172 days). Interment at St. George's Cemetery, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Prince and Charlotte G. (Collins) Prince; married, November 17, 1881, to Mary Catherine Beardsley.
  Clarence J. Roberts (1873-1931) — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind.; Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo.; Raton, Colfax County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Jefferson County, Ind., October 21, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Jefferson County Attorney, 1900-05; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1909; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1910-21; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1912-17. Died in 1931 (age about 57 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Dan A. Roberts and Perintha E. (Robinson) Roberts; married, May 2, 1897, to Eliza E. Stewart.
  Bernard Shandon Rodey (1856-1927) — also known as Bernard S. Rodey — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in County Mayo, Ireland, March 1, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Mexico territorial senate, 1889; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1890; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1901-05; defeated (Independent Republican), 1904; U.S. District Judge for Puerto Rico, 1906-10; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1910-13. Died March 10, 1927 (age 71 years, 9 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Rodey and Ellen (Macdonnell) Rodey; married 1886 to Minnie Codington.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  José Nemecio Romero (1870-1945) — also known as J. N. Romero; "Demecio" — of Veguita, Socorro County, N.M.; San Juan (now part of Veguita), Socorro County, N.M. Born in San Antonio del Sabinal (now Sabinal), Socorro County, N.M., October 31, 1870. Postmaster; sheriff; school teacher; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1930. Hispanic ancestry. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., May 2, 1945 (age 74 years, 183 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Juan Andres de Romero (died 1895) and Micaela Giron de Romero (died 1928); married, June 18, 1906, to Micaela Torres (1886-1948).
  Steven Harvey Schiff (1947-1998) — also known as Steven Schiff — of New Mexico. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 18, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Mexico 1st District, 1989-98; died in office 1998. Died, of squamous-cell skin cancer, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., March 25, 1998 (age 51 years, 7 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Lionel Allen Sheldon (1828-1917) — of Lorain County, Ohio; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Worcester, Otsego County, N.Y., August 30, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Ohio, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1869-75; Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1876; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 17, 1917 (age 88 years, 140 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Sheldon and Anna Maria (de les Dernier) Sheldon; married, December 29, 1868, to Mary Greene Miles.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Gallatin Simms (1882-1964) — also known as Albert G. Simms — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Washington, Hempstead County, Ark., October 8, 1882. Republican. Accountant; lawyer; banker; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1925-27; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1929-31; member of Republican National Committee from New Mexico, 1932-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 29, 1964 (age 82 years, 82 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hamilton Simms and Mary Elizabeth (Field) Simms; married, March 14, 1913, to Katherine Atherton Mather (died 1921); married, March 9, 1932, to Ruth Hanna McCormick (1880-1944).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elmer Ebenezer Studley (1869-1942) — also known as Elmer E. Studley — of Raton, Colfax County, N.M.; Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born near East Ashford, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., September 24, 1869. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1907; U.S. Representative from New York at-large, 1933-35. Died in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 6, 1942 (age 72 years, 347 days). Interment at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Thorington (1816-1887) — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., May 7, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1843-47; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1856; Scott County Sheriff, 1861-65; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Aspinwall, 1872-82. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., June 12, 1887 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Thorington (1800?-?); married to Mary Parker (1821-1886).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Gloria Tristani — of New Mexico. Born in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Lawyer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1997-2001; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 2002. Female. Puerto Rican ancestry. Still living as of 2005.
  Relatives: Granddaughter of Dionicio Chavez (1888-1962).
  Thomas Stewart Udall (b. 1948) — also known as Tom Udall — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 18, 1948. Democrat. Lawyer; New Mexico state attorney general, 1991-98; U.S. Representative from New Mexico 3rd District, 1999-2009; defeated, 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 2009-. Mormon. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of Stewart Lee Udall; married to Jill Z. Cooper; nephew of Morris King Udall; grandson of Levi Stewart Udall; grandnephew of John Hunt Udall, Jesse Addison Udall and Don Taylor Udall; great-grandson of David King Udall; second great-grandson of John Doyle Lee; first cousin of Mark E. Udall (1950-); first cousin once removed of John Nicholas Udall, Lee Kenyon Udall and Rex E. Lee; double second cousin of Milan Dale Smith, Jr. and Gordon Harold Smith; second cousin of Mike Lee.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  James Richard Waddill (1842-1917) — also known as James R. Waddill — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., November 22, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Greene County Prosecuting Attorney, 1874-76; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1879-81; defeated, 1880; mining business. Died in Deming, Luna County, N.M., June 14, 1917 (age 74 years, 204 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Deming, N.M.
  Relatives: Married to Rowena Leedy (1845-1921).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mary C. Walters (1922-2001) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in 1922. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969; Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1978-84; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1984-89. Female. Served as a transport pilot, for the Women's Auxiliary Service Pilots, during World War II. Died, from complications of bronchitis, April 4, 2001 (age about 78 years). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Robert Willis Warren (1925-1998) — also known as Robert W. Warren — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Raton, Colfax County, N.M., August 30, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Brown County District Attorney, 1961-64; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1965-68; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1969-74; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972 (delegation chair); U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1974-91. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Purple Heart. Died, of cancer, at Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 20, 1998 (age 72 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George R. Warren and Clara (Joliffe) Warren; married, August 23, 1947, to Laverne D. Voagen.
  Cross-reference: Thomas M. Barrett
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  John Sebrie Watts (1816-1876) — of Indiana; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Boone County, Ky., January 19, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1846; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1851-54; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1861-63; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1868-69. Died in Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind., June 11, 1876 (age 60 years, 144 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Henry Webb (b. 1854) — also known as James H. Webb — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., December 22, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1898; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1914-22. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Webb and Florilla M. (Slade) Webb; married, June 29, 1880, to Helen M. Ives.
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