Arthur Seligman Edit Profile
In 1887, Seligman graduated from the Swarthmore College Preparatory School in Pennsylvania, and from Pierce's College of Business in Philadelphia in 1889.
Seligman entered the mercantile business in Santa Fe. He held the following corporation positions:
President of Seligman Bros., 1903–1926;
President of La Fonda Building Corp., 1920–1926;
President of the First National Bank, 1924;
Director of Northern New Mexico Loan Association. A Democrat, he also held numerous public offices including:
Mayor of Santa Fe;
Chairman of Santa Fe County Commission;
President of Educational Service Commission;
Chairman of Democratic County Central Committee for six years.
Chairman of City Control Committee for eight years;
Chairman of Territorial Democratic Committee (1895–1911);
Chairman of Democratic State Committee (1912–1922);
delegate to Democratic National Committee (1920–1933);
ninth Governor of New Mexico
He died while he was Governor of New Mexico.
Member board Pan American and St. Louis expns. Member Board of Equalization of New Mexico. Member Board Irrigation Commission, 1910.
Member of Democratic National Committee, since 1920. Mason, Elk.
Married Frankie E. Harris, July 4, 1896. Children: Frankie Richardson March, Otis Perry.