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Biographical Sketch of Tranquilino Luna
LUNA, TRANQUILINO: Born in Los Lunas, Valencia County, N. Mex., February 25, 1849; attended the public schools and was graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia; engaged extensively in stock raising; delegate to the Republican National Conventions at Chicago in 1880 and 1888; elected as a Republican to the Forty‑seventh Congress (March 4, 1881‑March 3, 1883); presented credentials as a delegate elect to the Forty‑eighth Congress, and served from March 4, 1883, until March 5, 1884, when he was succeeded by Francisco A. Manzanares, who contested his election; sheriff of Valencia County 1888‑92; died in Peralta, Valencia County, N. Mex., November 20, 1892.
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.