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Nestor Montoya

Nestor Montoya, American congressman. Member House or Senate of New Mexico 20 years; member Constitutional Convention, 1910; member 67th Congress (1921-1923), New Mexico at large.; Member New Mexico Press Association (president since 1906). Moose, Knights of Columbus.

Background

  • Montoya, Nestor was born on April 14, 1862 in Old Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. Son of Theodosious and Chona (Cervantes) Montoya.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. Michael’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1881.

    Career

    • Began newspaper work in Santa Fe, 1889. Editor La Bandera Americana (The American Flag), Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member House or Senate of New Mexico 20 years. Member Constitutional Convention, 1910. Member 67th Congress (1921-1923), New Mexico at large.

    Member New Mexico Press Association (president since 1906). Moose, Knights of Columbus.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Maes, 1890.
    • father: Theodosious Montoya
    • mother: Chona (Cervantes) Montoya
    • spouse: Florence Maes
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    Born April 14, 1862
    Died January 13, 1923
    (aged 60)
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