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Manuel LUJÁN, Jr.

(1928- )

LUJÁN, Manuel, Jr., a Representative from New Mexico; born on a small farm near the Indian Pueblo of San Ildefonso, N.Mex., May 12, 1928; attended grade school and junior high of Our Lady of Guadalupe; graduated from St. Michael’s High School, Sante Fe, N.Mex., 1946; attended St. Mary’s College, San Francisco, Calif.; B.A., College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, N.Mex., 1950; National Guard Reserve; former vice chairman, New Mexico Republican Party; engaged in his family’s insurance business; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1972, 1976, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1989); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President George H. Bush, 1989-1993; is a resident of Albuquerque, N.Mex.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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