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Biographical Sketch of Francisco Manzanares

MANZANARES, FRANCISCO ANTONIO: Born in Abiquiu, N. Mex., January 25, 1843; early training was in Spanish; commenced the study of the English language, and attended St. Louis (Mo.) University in 1863 and 1864; engaged in mercantile pursuits at Las Vegas in 1866; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Tranquilino Luna to the Forty‑eighth Congress, and served from. March 5, 1884, to March 3, 1885; engaged in the wholesale grocery business; member of the board of county commissioners in 1896 and 1897; died in Las Vegas, N. Mex., September 17, 1904.

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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.