ROMERO, merchant and contractor, (Rep,) delegate San Miguel
Co.; b. Santa Fe, N. M. Nov. 12, 1837; s. of Miguel and Josefa
(Delgado) Romero; private educ. Santa Fe Co.; engaged in freighting
and mercantile business in Las Vegas, 1855, on old Santa Fe
Trail; owns lumber yards and stores in Santa Fe, Estancia,
Moriarty, Duran and Vaughn; extensively engaged in stock raising
and tie contracting; most of life has been contracting government
supplies and ties for railroads; mem. New Mex. House of Rep,
1860; sheriff and collector San Miguel Co., 1879-1881; assessor
San Miguel Co., 1881-3; mayor Las Vegas, 1882-6; mem. terr.
senate, 1899; treas, and collector San Miguel Co., 1903-11;
terr. coal oil inspector, 1905-7; mem. exec committee terr.
Rep. Central Comm.; elected Nov. 7, 1911, as first treas.
and collector, San Miguel Co., under state govt.
Address: Las Vegas, N. M.