Governor Octaviano A. Larrazolo Papers, 1918-1920


Governor Octaviano A. Larrazolo Papers, 1918-1920

Governor Octaviano A. Larrazolo Papers, 1918-1920

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New Mexico. Governor (1919-1920 : Larrazolo) (corporateBody)

Larrazolo was born in Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico, on December 7, 1859, the son of Donaciana and Octaviano Larrazolo. He came to the U.S. under the sponsorship of Bishop J.B. Salpointe of Arizona, and attended St. Michael's College in Santa Fe from 1875-1876. A Republican, Larrazolo was appointed clerk of the U.S. district courts in El Paso, Texas, and subsequently elected to that position in 1886 and 1888. He was admitted to the bar in 1888, and moved to Las Vegas, New Mexico in January, 1895. L...

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Larrazolo, Octaviano, 1859-1930 (person)

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...

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