Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921

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Dates:
Birth 1840-10-06
Death 1921-05-15
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Thomas B. Catron, lawyer and politician, was born on October 6, 1840 in Lafayette County, Missouri. He arrived in New Mexico, 1866 and began a controversial career as lawyer, land speculator, and politician. Catron served in the New Mexico Legislative Assembly seven times between 1868-1910, in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1894-1896 and the U. S. Senate, 1912-1918. He died on May 15, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

From the guide to the Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1692-1934, (University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.)

Thomas B. Catron was born in 1840 and died in 1921. He was the head of the Catron law firm in Santa Fe, NM before he became U.S. Senator from 1912-1917.

From the guide to the Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1883-1930, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.)

Thomas B. Catron, lawyer and politician, born Oct. 6, 1840 in Lafayette County, Missouri, died May 15, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He arrived in New Mexico in 1866 and began a controversial career as lawyer, land speculator and politician. Catron served in the New Mexico Legislative Assembly seven times between 1868-1910, the U. S. House of Representatives, 1894-1896 and the U. S. Senate, 1912-1918.

From the guide to the Thomas Benton Catron Photograph Collection, 1890-1920, (Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.)

Thomas B. Catron, lawyer and politician, born Oct. 6, 1840 in Lafayette County, Missouri, died May 15, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Arrived in New Mexico, 1866 and began a controversial career as lawyer, land speculator and politician. Served in the New Mexico Legislative Assembly seven times between 1868-1910, the U. S. House of Representatives, 1894-1896 and the U. S. Senate, 1912-1918.

From the description of Thomas B. Catron papers, 1692-1934. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 25006912

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  • Irrigation canals and flumes New Mexico
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  • Zuni Indians Diseases
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  • National parks and reserves New Mexico
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  • Tierra Amarilla Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Tierra Amarilla Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.) (as recorded)
  • Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.) (as recorded)
  • New Mexico (as recorded)
  • La Majada Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • La Majada Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Bandelier National Monument (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Anton Chico Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Anton Chico Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)
  • Tierra Amarilla Land Grant (N.M.) Maps (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mexico--Chihuahua (as recorded)
  • Mora Land Grant (N.M.) (as recorded)