Luis E. Armijo Papers, 1869-1938
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Politician, educator. Born 1859 in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Educated in New Mexico. In 1895 moved to Las Vegas, N.M. where he established a law office. Ran several times for political office. Elected governor of New Mexico in 1918. Worked to include safeguards for the rights of "Spanish-Americans" in the drafting of the New Mexico state constitution. In 1928 elected to U.S. Senate. From the description of Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930). (University of New Mexico-Main Campu...
Luis E. Armijo, son of Enrique Armijo and Maria J. de Armijo, was born and reared in the Las Vegas, New Mexico area. He attended New Mexico Military Institute, graduating in 1908. Upon completion of his secondary education he returned to Las Vegas, where he studied law under former Supreme Court Justice Elisha V. Long, subsequently gaining admission to the State Bar in 1914. In 1913 Luis married Eugenia Delgado. Prior to his admission to the State Bar, Luis Armijo served...