Governor Richard C. Dillon Papers, 1927-1930


Governor Richard C. Dillon Papers, 1927-1930

Governor Richard C. Dillon Papers, 1927-1930

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Richard C. Dillon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, June 24, 1877, the son of Richard and Hattie Dillon. He was educated in public schools in St. Louis, and at the age of twelve, he moved with his parents to Springer, New Mexico. In 1908, he became manager for G.W. Bond Company, a large sheep and mercantile company at Encino, New Mexico. A Republican, he was elected state senator in 1924, and elected Governor in 1926. He was re-elected governor in 1928. After serving two terms as governor, he ret...

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The Historical Society of New Mexico was created in 1859. From the description of Historical Society of New Mexico collection, 1859-1982. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37397078 Founded on December 26, 1859, the Historical Society of New Mexico is the oldest historical society west of the Mississippi River. During the Civil War, it suspended activities, but soon resumed its role in preserving New Mexico's history. During the territorial period (1851-1912...

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Dillon, Richard Charles, 1877- (person)

Richard Charles Dillon, merchant and politician, was born on June 24, 1877 in St. Louis, Missouri. He lived in New Mexico during his youth, later moving to Kansas. He returned to New Mexico and began a retail career in 1898 working in Springer, Las Vegas, and Encino. Dillon was first elected to public office in 1924 as Republican state senator from Torrance County. He was elected Governor in 1926, and, upon re-election in 1928, became the first two term Governor in the history of the State of Ne...