ROMERO, Trinidad, (1835 - 1918)


History of New Mexico From the Spanish Conquest to the Present Time, 1891 (detail)

ROMERO, Trinidad, a Delegate from the Territory of New Mexico; born in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County (then a part of the Republic of Mexico), N.Mex., June 15, 1835; educated by private tutors; engaged in merchandising, freighting with ox teams from Kansas City to Santa Fe, and later in stock raising; member of the Territorial house of representatives in 1863; probate judge of San Miguel County, N.Mex., in 1869 and 1870; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); was not a candidate for renomination in 1878; appointed United States marshal by President Harrison and served from November 13, 1889, to May 30, 1893; engaged in mercantile pursuits and stock raising on his ranch near Wagon Mound, N.Mex.; died in Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.Mex., August 28, 1918; interment in Calvary Cemetery.


Bibliography

”Trinidad Romero” 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.