Miles, John E.

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John E. Miles was elected Governor of New Mexico in 1938 and was re-elected in 1940. He was born in Tennessee in 1885 and moved to New Mexico in 1906. He served as a public official in various positions before and after his tenure as Governor, including a term as one of New Mexico's U.S. Representatives from 1949 to 1950.

From the guide to the John E. Miles Photograph Collection, 1940-1961, (Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Miles, John E. Miles, John (Collection) [picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Governor John E. Miles Papers, 1939-1942 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Fitzpatrick, George, 1904-. George Fitzpatrick collection, 1928-1982. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Greer, E. John. John Greer photograph collection [graphic]. New Mexico State Library
creatorOf New Mexico. Governor (1939-1942 : Miles). Governor John E. Miles papers, 1939-1942. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn George Fitzpatrick Collection, 1928-1982 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
creatorOf John E. Miles Photograph Collection, 1940-1961 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
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associatedWith Fitzpatrick, George, 1904- person
associatedWith Greer, E. John. person
associatedWith Miles, John person
associatedWith New Mexico. Governor (1939-1942 : Miles) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Mexico
Politicians--New Mexico
Children--Health and welfare--1940-1961
Hospitals--New Mexico--Hot Springs
Governors--New Mexico


Birth 1884-07-28

Death 1971-10-07



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