Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921

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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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referencedIn Marion Dargan Papers, 1890-1943 (bulk 1890-1912) University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Parker, Frank W. Frank W. Parker papers, 1880-1933. New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1883-1930 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
referencedIn Caja del Rio Grant testimony, 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914). University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Chavez, Felipe. Felipe Chavez papers, 1810-1913. New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921. Haciendo [sic] de Santo Domingo : Santa Fe, N.M., 1884 Mar. 4. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1883-1930 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
referencedIn New Mexico movie stills photograph collection [graphic]. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Vigil, Epifanio. Epifanio Vigil papers, 1865-1900. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Chavez family. Chavez family papers 1704-1929 (bulk 1830-1929). Newberry Library
creatorOf Fall, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1861-1944. Papers of Albert B. Fall, 1887-1941. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Dargan, Marion. Papers, 1890-1943, (bulk 1890-1912). University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Miguel A. Otero Photograph Collection, 1872 ca. -1939 ca. University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Mariano Chavez Family Papers, 1763-1967 (bulk 1763-1873) New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
creatorOf Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1692-1934 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921. Thomas Benton Catron Photograph Collection [picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Renehan, Alois B. Renehan-Gilbert papers, 1723-1948 (bulk, 1830-1930). New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Fort Union National Monument (N.M.). Fort Union National Monument collection, 1848-1943. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Napoleon B. Laughlin Papers, 1740-1933 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Laughlin, Napoleon B. Napoleon B. Laughlin papers, 1740-1933, (bulk, 1880-1925). New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921. Thomas B. Catron papers, 1692-1934. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Chavez, Mariano. Mariano Chavez family papers : photocopies, 1763-1967, (bulk, 1763-1873). New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921. Thomas Benton Catron Photograph Collection [picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Otero, Miguel A. (Collection) [picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Catron and Catron. Catron collection, 1883-1917. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers, 1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Frank W. Parker Papers, 1880-1933 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
creatorOf Thomas Benton Catron Photograph Collection, 1890-1920 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
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associatedWith Bayer, William A. person
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associatedWith Catron, Charles C., n. d. person
associatedWith Catron, Fletcher A., n. d. person
associatedWith Catron, Julia A., 1857-1909. person
associatedWith Catron, Thomas Mrs. person
associatedWith Chavez family. family
associatedWith Chavez, Felipe. person
associatedWith Chavez, Mariano person
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associatedWith Chin Suey person
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associatedWith Dargan, Marion person
associatedWith Dargan, Marion. person
associatedWith Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911. person
associatedWith Fall, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1861-1944. person
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associatedWith Holloman, Reed, n. d. person
associatedWith Laughlin, Napoleon B. person
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associatedWith Prichard, G. W person
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associatedWith Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922. person
associatedWith Renehan, Alois B. person
associatedWith Republican Party (N.M.). Central Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, Matthew G. (Matthew Givens), b. 1854. person
associatedWith Tularosa Community Ditch Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Tularosa Land and Cattle Company corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Court of Private Land Claims. corporateBody
associatedWith Vargas, Diego de, 1643-1704. person
associatedWith Vigil, Epifanio. person
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
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La Majada Grant (N.M.)
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Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)
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Birth 1840-10-06

Death 1921-05-15

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Spanish; Castilian

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