Felix Martinez, American state legislator, bulider. Served as.
Martinez, Felix was born on March 29, 1857 in Taos Company, New Mexico, United States. Son of Felix and Reyes (Cordova) Martinez.
Educated St. Mary’s College, Mora, New Mexico, and at private school, Denver, Colorado.
Began in general mercantile business, at El Moro, Colorado, 1877, later at Las Vegas. Sola out, 1886, and began building homes for settlers. Removed to El Paso, Texas, 1897, and since prominently identified with irrigation and real estate projects.
In charge of the irrigation system of the El Paso Valley, known as the Rio Grande Project. Vice president Southwestern Portland Cement Company. Director 1st National Bank, El Paso.