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James Lee Lawson

JAMES LEE LAWSON, delegate Otero County, atty., (Dem.); b. Jan. 9. 1873; nr. Williamson, W. Va.; s. of M. B. and Jennie (Cassell) Lawson; educ. Wytheville (Va.) Male Academy; grad. (A. B.) Emory and Henry College, Emory, Va., 1894; (LL. B.) Univ, of Virginia, 1896; post-grad. law course, Columbia Univ., N. Y. City; came to New Mexico, 1900, locating at Alamogordo, in th practice of law; actively in practice there since; one eratic nomination for first Attorney General State of New Mexico; Dem. chr. Otero County, 1904-6; elected to joint statehood convention, 1906; mem 32 deg. Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner,

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Address: Alamogordo, N. M.


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