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W. B. Walton

W. B. WALTON, attorney and publisher. (Dem.) delegate Grant Co.; b. Jan. 23, 1871, Altoona, Pa.;

s. Lewis and Adessa P. Walton; educ. pub. schools, Altoona; grad. South Jersey Institute, Bridgeton, N. J.; came to N. M. 1891, locating at Deming; entered newspaper business as pub. Deming Headlight until 1895; clerk, third judicial district court, 1895-8; mem. house of rep., 1901; 1903-7; probate clerk, Grant Co.; actively engaged in practice of law; pres. board of regents. N. M. Normal, Silver City, 1909-10; mem. 32 deg. Masons, Elks; Grand Master of Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M., of N. M.; chairman N. M. Dem. Central Comm., 1910; elected Nov. 7, 1911, as member first state senate from 24th Dist.; editor and pub. Silver City Independent.

Address: Silver City, N. M


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