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Felix Martinez

state legislator , bulider

Felix Martinez, American state legislator, bulider. Served as.

Background

Martinez, Felix was born on March 29, 1857 in Taos Company, New Mexico, United States. Son of Felix and Reyes (Cordova) Martinez.

Education

Educated St. Mary’s College, Mora, New Mexico, and at private school, Denver, Colorado.

Career

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.

Membership

Served as.

Connections

Married Virginia Buster, September 24, 1880.

father:
Felix Martinez

mother:
Reyes (Cordova) Martinez

spouse:
Virginia Buster