George Curry Edit Profile
Educated country schools Worked on ranches, 1875-1885. Deputy county treasurer, 1888, county clerk, 1888-1890, assessor, 1890-1892, sheriff, 1892-1894, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Member New Mexico Territorial Senate 1894-1896 (president 1895-1896).
Clerk United States District Court, 1895. First lieutenant and captain 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry (“Rough Riders”), Spanish-American War, 1898. Sheriff Otero County, New Mexico, March-August 1899.
Lieutenant 11th Volunteer Cavalry, 1899, and commanded regimental scouts in P.I. Captain Troop K, 11th Cavalry, 1900-1901. 1st civil governor Province of Ambos Camarine, P.I., April-August 1901.
Chief of police of Manila and organized 1st civil police force under American Government, August 1902. Manager Camarines Mercantile Company, 1902-1903. Governor Province of Isabella, P.I., 1904-1905.
Governor of Samar, 1905-1907. Governor of New Mexico, 1907-1911. Member 72d Congress (1911-1913).
State of New Mexico; member International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico, until 1928. Chairman New Mexico Draft board, New Mexico rationing board during World World War II. Now state historian for New Mexico.
Worked on ranches, 1875-1885. Chief of police of Manila and organized 1st civil police force under American Govt.
Member New Mexico Territorial Senate 1894-1896 (president 1895-1896). Member 72d Congress (1911-1913). Member Internat.