LUJÁN, Manuel, Jr., a Representative from New Mexico; born on a small farm near the
Indian Pueblo of San Ildefonso, N.Mex., May 12, 1928; attended grade school and
junior high of Our Lady of Guadalupe; graduated from St. Michaels High School,
Sante Fe, N.Mex., 1946; attended St. Marys College, San Francisco, Calif.;
B.A., College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, N.Mex., 1950; National Guard Reserve;
former vice chairman, New Mexico Republican Party; engaged in his familys
insurance business; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1972, 1976, 1986,
1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first
and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1989); was
not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988;
Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President George H. Bush,
1989-1993; is a resident of Albuquerque, N.Mex.
BibliographyManuel Luján, Jr. in
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.