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Lawyer

Frank Willey Clancy, American lawyer. member Constitutional Convention of New Mexico Ty., 1889; member of the board regents University of New Mexico, 1889-1912.

Background

Clancy, Frank Willey was born on January 15, 1852 in Dover, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Michael Albert and Lydia Ardilla (Willey) Clancy.

Education

Educated Preparatory Department, Columbian (now George Washington University, and Dover and Rochester high schools, N.H. Spencerian Business College, Washington. Bachelor of Laws, Law School, Columbian U., 1873.

Career

Clerk in law offices of Honorary William E. Chandler, Washington, District of Columbia, about 3 years, United States Coast Survey Office, 3 years. Clerk District Court, 2d District of New Mexico, 1875-1876. Secretary to Richard C. McCormick, assistant secretary of treasury, 1877, and to same as commissioner-general to Paris Exposition, 1878.

Clerk District Court, 1st District of New Mexico, at Santa Fe, 1879-1883, and clerk of Superior Court, 1880-1883. Member Constitutional Convention of New Mexico Ty., 1889. Mayor of Albuquerque, 1897-1898.

District attorney at Albuquerque, 1901-1909. Attorney general New Mexico Ty., 1909-1912. Attorney general State of New Mexico, January 1912-January 1917.

Counsel for State in case against State of Texas.

Membership

Member Constitutional Convention of New Mexico Ty., 1889. Member of the board regents University of New Mexico, 1889-1912.

Connections

Married Charlotte Jane Cawthorne Swallow, October 30, 1879.

father:
Michael Albert Clancy

mother:
Lydia Ardilla (Willey) Clancy

spouse:
Charlotte Jane Cawthorne Swallow