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Biographical Sketch of Mariano Sabino Otero

Otero was nominated by the Democratic State convention as a candidate for Delegate to the Forty‑fourth Congress, but declined; elected as a Republican to the Forty‑sixth Congress (March 4, 1879‑March 3, 1881).

OTERO, MARIANO SABIN0: Born in Peralta, Valencia County, N. Mex., August 29, 1844; attended private and parochial schools and St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.; engaged in commercial pursuits and stock raising, and subsequently became a banker; probate judge of Bernalillo County, 1871‑79; nominated by the Democratic State convention as a candidate for Delegate to the Forty‑fourth Congress, but declined; elected as a Republican to the Forty‑sixth Congress (March 4, 1879‑March 3, 1881); declined to be a candidate for re-nomination in 1880; engaged in his former business pursuits; commissioner of Bernalillo County 1884‑86; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1888 to the Fifty‑first Congress and in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; moved to Albuquerque, N. Mex., in 1889; interested in the manufacture of sulfur and engaged in banking; died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N. Mex., on February 1, 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.