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Albert Gallatin Simms

Albert Gallatin Simms, American ex-congressman. member New Mexico House of Representatives, 1925-1927; member 71st Congress (1929-1931), New Mexico at large; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason (32°, Shriner).

Background

  • Simms, Albert Gallatin was born on October 8, 1882 in Washington, Arkansas, United States. Son of Thomas Hamilton and Mary Elizabeth (Field) Simms.

  • Education

    • He Attended private schools

      In 1912, moved to Silver City, New Mexico. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1915.

    Career

    • Simms was a member of the city council, a member and chairman of the board of county commissioners of Bernalillo County, New Mexico. He engaged in banking, serving as president of a national bank in Albuquerque, and as president of a mortgage company. He served as a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives (1925-1927) and was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1931). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress. After leaving Congress, he was member of the Republican National Committee (1932-1934) as well as a banker, farmer, and rancher. He helped found Albuquerque Academy.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member New Mexico House of Representatives, 1925-1927. Member 71st Congress (1929-1931), New Mexico at large. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Mason (32°, Shriner). Clubs: Albuquerque Country.
    • Republican Party , United States

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Atherton Mather, March 14, 1913 (deceased.; married second, Ruth Hanna McCormick, March 9, 1932 (deceased.
    • father: Thomas Hamilton Simms
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Field) Simms
    • spouses: Katherine Atherton Mather
    • Ruth Hanna McCormick
    Albert Gallatin Simms
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    Born October 8, 1882
    Died December 29, 1964
    (aged 82)
    Nationality
    • 1920 - 1922
      Member, City Council
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1920 - 1922
      Chairman, Board of county commissioners
      Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States
    • 1920 - 1924
      President, National Bank
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1924 - 1924
      President, Mortgage company
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1925 - 1927
      Member, New Mexico House of Representatives
    • 1929 - 1931
      Member, United States Congress
      Washington D.C., United States
    • 1932 - 1934
      Member, Republican National Committee
      Washington D.C., United States

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