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Nestor Montoya

congressman

Nestor Montoya, American congressman. Member House or Senate of New Mexico 20 years; member Constitutional Convention, 1910; member 67th Congress (1921-1923), New Mexico at large.; Member New Mexico Press Association (president since 1906). Moose, Knights of Columbus.

Background

Montoya, Nestor was born on April 14, 1862 in Old Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. Son of Theodosious and Chona (Cervantes) Montoya.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Michael’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1881.

Career

Began newspaper work in Santa Fe, 1889. Editor La Bandera Americana (The American Flag), Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Membership

Member House or Senate of New Mexico 20 years. Member Constitutional Convention, 1910. Member 67th Congress (1921-1923), New Mexico at large.

Member New Mexico Press Association (president since 1906). Moose, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Florence Maes, 1890.

father:
Theodosious Montoya

mother:
Chona (Cervantes) Montoya

spouse:
Florence Maes