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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...

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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 ...

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John Burroughs, Governor (1907 - 1978)

) John Burroughs (April 7, 1907 – May 21, 1978) was a New Mexican businessman and the 18th Governor of New Mexico. Burroughs, a Democratic served only one-term and is remembered for honest gov...

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John F. Simms, Governor (1916 - 1975)

John Field Simms, Jr. (1916–1975) was a U.S. politician and judge from the state of New Mexico. He was born in Albuquerque. He was a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives from 1947...

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Edwin L. Mechem, Governor, U.S. Senator (1912 - 2002)

Edwin Leard Mechem (July 2, 1912 – November 27, 2002) was a prominent Republican politician from New Mexico. He served as the 15th, 17th and 19th Governor of New Mexico and represented the sta...

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Thomas J. Mabry, Governor (1884 - 1962)

Thomas Jewett Mabry (October 17, 1884, Carlisle County, Kentucky – December 23, 1962, Albuquerque, New Mexico) was a New Mexico politician and judge, who was Chief Justice of the New Mexico Su...

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John E. Miles, Governor (1884 - 1971)

John Easten Miles (July 28, 1884 – October 7, 1971) was a U.S. politician who served as the 12th Governor of the state of New Mexico. Biography Miles was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. H...

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Clyde Tingley, Governor (1882 - 1960)

Clyde K. Tingley (January 5, 1882 – December 24, 1960) was a U.S. politician who served as the 11th Governor of the State of New Mexico. He was a children's healthcare advocate. Biography ...

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Richard C. Dillon, Governor (1877 - 1966)

Richard Charles Dillon (June 24, 1877 – January 5, 1966) was an American politician and the eighth Governor of New Mexico. He held governor's office from January 1, 1927 to January 1, 1931. ...

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José Donaciano Vigil, NM Territorial Governor MP (1802 - 1877)

From the New Mexico Office of the State Historian: Arms, Indians, and the Mismanagement of New Mexico: author, Donaciano Vigil By David J. Weber Donaciano Vigil was born in Santa Fe on Septembe...

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James F. Hinkle, Governor (1864 - 1951)

James Fielding Hinkle (October 20, 1864 – March 26, 1951) was an American politician and the sixth Governor of New Mexico. Early life Hinkle was born in Franklin County, Missouri on Octobe...

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Merritt C. Mechem, Governor (1870 - 1946)

Merritt Cramer Mechem (10 October 1870 – 24 May 1946) was a territorial Supreme Court justice and fifth Governor of New Mexico. Early life Mechem was born in Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansa...

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Washington E. Lindsey, Governor (1862 - 1926)

Washington Ellsworth Lindsey (December 20, 1862 - April 5, 1926) was an American politician and the third Governor of New Mexico. Early life Lindsey was born near Armstrong, Ohio on December 20, ...

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Ezequiel Cabeza De Baca, Governor (1864 - 1917)

Ezequiel Cabeza De Baca (November 1, 1864 – February 18, 1917) was the first Hispano elected for office as Lieutenant Governor in New Mexico's first election. His term as Lieutenant Governor w...

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William J. Mills, 19th Governor of New Mexico Territory (1849 - 1915)

William Joseph Mills (January 11, 1849 – December 24, 1915) was an American jurist who served three terms as the Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court and as the nineteenth...

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William Thornton, 15th Governor of New Mexico Territory (1843 - 1916)

William Taylor Thornton (February 9, 1843 – March 16, 1916) was the 15th Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1893 to 1897. Biography Thornton was born on February 9, 1843 in Calhoun, Mis...

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L. Bradford Prince, 14th Governor of New Mexico Territory (1840 - 1922)

LeBaron Bradford Prince (July 3, 1840 – December 22, 1922) was the 14th Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1889 to 1893. Biography Prince was born on July 3, 1840, in Flushing, Queens, ...

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Edmund G. Ross, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1907)

Edmund Gibson Ross (December 7, 1826 – May 8, 1907) was a politician who represented the state of Kansas after the American Civil War and was later governor of the New Mexico Territory. His vo...

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Brevet Brig. General Lionel Sheldon (USA), Territorial Governor (1828 - 1917)

Lionel Allen Sheldon (August 30, 1828 - January 17, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana. He was Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1881 to 1885. Early life Born in Worcester, New Yo...

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David Meriwether, Governor, U.S. Senator (1800 - 1893)

David Meriwether (October 30, 1800 – April 4, 1893) was a United States Senator from Kentucky and Governor of New Mexico Territory. Born in Louisa County, Virginia, Meriwether moved with his p...

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William Carr Lane, 3rd Governor of New Mexico Territory (1789 - 1863)

William Carr Lane (December 1, 1789 – January 6, 1863) was a doctor and the first Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, serving from 1823 to 1829 and 1837 to 1840. He was also the Governor of New Mexi...

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Charles Bent, 1st Territorial Governor of New Mexico MP (1799 - 1847)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Charles Bent (November 11, 1799 – January 19, 1847) was appointed as the first Governor of the newly acquired New Mexico Territory by Governor Stephen Watts Ke...

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Manuel Armijo (c.1790 - 1854)

Manuel Armijo was the last governor of New Mexico under the Mexican Republic, serving in that office three times. Links NewMexicoHistory.org

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Bartolomé Baca MP (c.1767 - 1834)

He was the Governor of New Mexico 1823-1825 Bartolomé Baca (c. 1767 - 30 April 1834) was Governor of the territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México (New Mexico) from August 1823 until Sept...

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Henry Connelly, Governor of New Mexico Territory (1800 - 1866)

Henry Connelly (1800–1866) was the Governor of the New Mexico Territory during the American Civil War. He was appointed by President Lincoln and served from September 4, 1861 until July 6, 186...

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Mariano Chávez, géfe político (1799 - 1845)

José Mariano Chaves y Castillo (or Mariano Chávez) (31 December 1799 – 1845) was a wealthy Mexican landowner who was the acting governor of New Mexico for a few months during 184...

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Gov. Francisco Xavier Chávez, géfe político (1769 - 1838)

First Governor of the Departmento de Nuevo México under the independent Republic of Mexico in 1823. Francisco Xavier Chávez was the second géfe político (equivalent to g...

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José Chávez (deceased)

José Antonio Cháves (or Chávez) was géfe político or Governor of the territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México (New Mexico) from September 1829 until 1832. Fam...

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Juan de Oñate Salazar MP (c.1552 - 1626)

Source for dates-- ; also Nuevas Leyes de Las Minas de España; 1625 Edicion de Juan de Oñate, introduction, p. 8. Half brother of Magdalena Mendoza de Salazar He is the twin brother o...

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