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Trinidad ROMERO

(1835-1918)

ROMERO, Trinidad, a Delegate from the Territory of New Mexico; born in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County (then a part of the Republic of Mexico), N.Mex., June 15, 1835; educated by private tutors; engaged in merchandising, freighting with ox teams from Kansas City to Santa Fe, and later in stock raising; member of the Territorial house of representatives in 1863; probate judge of San Miguel County, N.Mex., in 1869 and 1870; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); was not a candidate for renomination in 1878; appointed United States marshal by President Harrison and served from November 13, 1889, to May 30, 1893; engaged in mercantile pursuits and stock raising on his ranch near Wagon Mound, N.Mex.; died in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.Mex., August 28, 1918; interment in Calvary Cemetery.

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

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