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Albert Gallatin Simms

United States Representative from New Mexico (1929-1931).

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

Membership

  • Republican Party , United States

Albert Gallatin Simms
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Born October 8, 1882
Died December 29, 1964
(aged 82)
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  • 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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