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Biographical Sketch of Pedro Perea

Perea served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention at St. Louis in 1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty‑sixth Congress (March 4, 1899‑March 3, 1901).

PEREA, PEDRO: Born in Bernalillo, Sandoval County, N. Mex., April 22, 1852; attended St. Michael’s College, Santa Fe, N. Mex., Georgetown University, Washington, D. C., and was graduated from the St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo., in 1871; principally engaged in agricultural pursuits and sheep raising; president of the first National Bank of Santa Fe, 1890‑94; member of the council of the New Mexico Legislature in 1889, 1891, and 1895; delegate to the Republican National Convention at St. Louis in 1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty‑sixth Congress (March 4, 1899‑March 3, 1901); engaged in banking and stock raising; appointed Territorial insurance commissioner in 1906, and served until his death in Bernalillo, N. Mex., January 11, 1906.

 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

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.