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Governors of New Mexico (Nuevo México) from 1598 to present day

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  • Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, Governor & U.S. Senator (1859 - 1930)
    Wikipedia Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, a Senator from New Mexico; born in El Valle de San Bartolo (now Allende), State of Chihuahua, Mexico, December 7, 1859; moved to Tucson, Ariz., in 1870 as a pr...
  • Capt. Juan Bautista de Anza (1736 - 1788)
    Captain Juan Bautista de Anza II (1736-1788) - A Mexican-born trailblazer and explorer, de Anza was the first person of European descent to establish an overland trail from Mexico to the northern Pacif...
  • Gov. Miguel Antonio Otero (1859 - 1944)
    Miguel Antonio Otero (October 17, 1859–August 7, 1944), nicknamed "Gillie," was governor of New Mexico Territory from 1897 to 1906 and in later life the author of several books on Western lore. ...
  • Bruce King, Governor (1924 - 2009)
    Bruce King (April 6, 1924 – November 13, 2009) was an American politician who served three terms as the governor of the state of New Mexico. He was a Democrat. Early life, education, and ear...
  • Governor William "Bill" Richardson III (1947 - d.)
    William Blaine "Bill" Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is the 30th Governor of New Mexico. Before being elected governor, Richardson served in the Clinton administration as U.S. Ambassador to ...

Scope of project

This project identifies the Governors of New Mexico from the governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain beginning in 1598, to Susana Martinez, the current Governor of the state of New Mexico.


  • Governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain (1598-1822)
  • Mexican Governors of New Mexico (1822-1846)
  • Governors of the Territory of New Mexico (1846-1912)
  • Governors of the state of New Mexico (1912-present day)


List of Governors of New Mexico

New Mexico Governor's Mansion

Spanish governors of New Mexico