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Biographical Information on Albert Gallatin Simms

SIMMS, ALBERT GALLATIN: Republican, of Albuquerque, N. Mex.; born in Washington, Ark., 1882; attended private schools and University of Arkansas; resided from 1906 to 1912 in Monterrey, Mexico; came to Silver City, N. Mex., in 1912; admitted to the bar in 1915; during World War served as field director for American Red Cross at Camp Cody, N. Mex.; president Citizens National Bank of Albuquerque, 1920‑24; president Hempstead Mortgage Co.; in 1914 married Katherine Atherton Mather (died 1921, leaving no issue), of Niagara Falls, N. Y., a descendant of Richard Mather, of Harvard College; served as member of council, city of Albuquerque; chairman of county commission, Bernalillo County, and member of New Mexico Legislature; elected to the Seventy‑first Congress and took his seat on March 4, 1929. 

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History Files, Box Serial # 9269

New Mexico, Land of Enchantment Presented by Mr. Hatch. 77th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Document 91, July 24, 1941. Washington, D.C., 1941.